Week 11 of marathon training + I’m really going to miss this

Yesterday I had 20 miles on the plan – the longest run of the entire cycle. I knew this one was super important since I’m two weeks away from CIM and really needed to finish this as a confident boost. Even though the pressure was on, the entire time I thought: I’m gonna miss this SO … More Week 11 of marathon training + I’m really going to miss this

When things don’t go to plan + week 6 of marathon training

Today I was suppose to run the Virgin Sport SF Bay Half Marathon, but unfortunately it got cancelled due to the wildfires in the Bay area and the unhealthy air quality that has taken over SF this week. It’s not easy to accept that something you worked so hard for isn’t going to happen. The half … More When things don’t go to plan + week 6 of marathon training

My theme this marathon cycle + lots of yoga + week 3 of training

Another solid week of running. One special highlight was doing THREE yoga sessions this week. First was on Wednesday with Anna. We did Yoga to the People which is an organization that offers donation-based yoga classes in the Mission. They’re pretty laid back and let you go at your own pace. I think we’ll be … More My theme this marathon cycle + lots of yoga + week 3 of training

Finding balance between work + life + studying + running

One of my biggest struggles is balancing priorities. Between making a good impression at work, seeing my friends, training for 2 marathons a year, and on top of that studying for my actuarial exams (each sitting requires 300-500 hours of study!), sometimes I question if I can do it all. Exams have never come easy to … More Finding balance between work + life + studying + running