Who could have expected that 90% of the 2020 road and trail racing season would be cancelled due to a pandemic? It was definitely not what I expected a year ago, but here we are. And it seems like we might finally be reaching a point where racing can be a possibility again. … Read the rest
Much like last week, this week started off somewhat rough. My brother in law being in town was so much fun, but also a little rough on my recovery. After my long run on Saturday, I was not feeling very motivated for my second long run of the week. … Read the rest
For the last 10 years of my life, I have trained and run half and full marathons. Despite how much I love this sport, I am not a “natural ability” runner. Meaning, I have to fight like all hell to run 26.2 miles; even more so if I want to run them fast-ish.… Read the rest
Last week was a rough one for me all around. My legs felt heavy, my CrossFit WODs seemed like they were 40 minutes long, and my sleep was terrible. Fortunately, this week has been much kinder to me, but being on the struggle bus for nearly seven days had me thinking long and hard about what crappy runs mean. … Read the rest
Earlier this week, I finally registered for the BMW Dallas Marathon in December. When I decided to run this race, I was reminded of the creative ways I have found to reduce the costs of race registrations.
After a number of pre-race injuries and changed plans, I like to wait as long as possible to register for races, just in case something unplanned comes up. … Read the rest