It’s been a while since we’ve talked about running here! This is a running blog after all 😉 First off. Who watched Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt at a sub-2 hour marathon on Saturday?! Well…HE DID IT!!! It was seriously the most inspiring thing to watch. I’ve been following Eliud for years and he’s one of my … More Let’s talk about running
Marathon number 6!! This one goes down as my happiest, most fun, emotionally transformative, mentally strongest, and honestly my favorite marathon yet. Buckle your seatbelts because this will be a long one. Day-before race: chilling in small town Eugene I flew into Eugene around noon on Saturday. I checked into my hotel and stopped by … More Eugene Marathon Race Recap
This was the highest mileage week of the training cycle at 38 miles! Not gonna lie, I felt a lot of pressure the whole week. The daunting 20 miles was coming up and I felt like there was no cushion to fail. I chose a 2-week taper versus 3- 4 weeks as lots of runners … More Keepin’ it real in peak week + live art and surprise birthdays + upcoming month of travel + week 15 of marathon training
I have about a million things to unpack from the week – both on the running front and the life front! We are down to the wire on marathon training –> 4 weeks away! I notice that my runs drastically improve when I’m not drinking alcohol/kava/things to help me sleep (thank you insomnia), and so … More Opulent Temple white party + new scoot + role of running in life + what I listen to when I run
Hey there! It’s been a while since we’ve talked about day-to-day life shenanigans around here, and I believe I owe you guys THREE weeks of marathon training updates. After Tahoe last weekend, I used this week to catch up on errands, recharge at home, and spend lots of quality time with my girlfriends which was … More Healing crystals fair + random recommendations + heart of the cycle + weeks 8-10 of marathon training
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!
Hey you guys! So as you may remember, I signed up for the SF Rock ‘n Roll half marathon which is now 3 weeks away. Well…change of plans, I will not be running this race. Last week was a weird week for me. I had some bad anxiety from some personal life stuff, and that coupled … More Surprise bachelorette party + change of race plans…
This week can be summed up with LOTS OF PARTYING. There were a ton of random occasions back to back, and by the end of the week, I had drank enough for the entire month. Before getting to the highlights reel, I have some pretty big news…I FINALLY signed up for a Spring race! A … More A week of partying + my next race!