Hey friends, how are you today!? I’m coming out of a pretty active weekend filled with some new activities as well as another two weeks of marathon training. My next race is next weekend, the Victory Half Marathon, and I could not be more stoked! Let’s go over the weekend first: Saturday: Volunteering in Berkeley + … More A rare day in Berkeley + deep house night + Lands End hike + weeks 6 and 7 of marathon training
Week 5 of training, check! I thought I’d dedicate a whole post to training this week since I’ve accumulated some randomness in my brain from training the past few weeks and wanted to share with you all. 1. Voice memos with Michelle: Me and my best friend, Michelle, are experts at long distance friendships – … More 5 random thoughts for week 5 of marathon training + next half marathon!
I don’t know about you guys, but I think meme pretty accurately captures how I feel right now. That aside, I really hope you all had fantastic weeks! The highlight of mine was having my BFF Christine visit from NYC. Christine and I use to work together during my NYC days, and we quickly became … More Christine in SF + just like old times + mushroom forage hike + weeks 3 and 4 of marathon training
Happy Monday! It’s been RAIN.com over here! Even though this is my second winter in SF, it feels like there is 10x more rain this year. I usually don’t get seasonal depression but if this keeps up (which the forecasts seem to suggest…), it’s gonna be a looong winter. A few things have been keeping … More Long winter + redecorating project + hot pot madness + football Sunday + week 1 and 2 of marathon training
For a running blog…we haven’t talked about running in a loooong time. That’s probably because not much running happened last year. I looked at my running log from 2018, and I ran less than half my mileage in 2017…on top of that, it was the first year in four years I didn’t run a marathon. … More Let’s talk about running + my next race!
Half marathon number TEN! CHECK. I was really happy about this one. For some reason, the number 10 felt like such a milestone that I really wanted to just enjoy this race and not put any pressure on myself for time goals. This was my second time running the SF half; I had an absolute ball … More San Francisco Half Marathon ’18 race recap
This marathon was unlike any other for me. As I’m sitting down and writing out the details, it’s a bit hard this time to recall the race since it all just kind of flew by. I usually have a dramatic story to tell, complete with overcoming “hitting the wall” and learning approximately 15 life lesson … More California International Marathon race recap
Hey y’all! Saying hi from from Atlanta, my first stop of many over the next four weeks. I’m basically hopping all around the east coast living out of a backpack until the end of the year, with the last stop being my parent’s home in New York – my first visit back since moving to SF…I couldn’t … More CIM update!!
And just like that, Thanksgiving weekend is over. I don’t know about you guys, but I am completely pooped from all the fun this past weekend. I have lots to recap and so I’ll split this weekend into two posts – one on actual Thanksgiving day and one on the weekend following. 🙂 I wasn’t … More Adopted for Thanksgiving + week 12 of marathon training
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