Last weekend was a crazy one for my Leggers group! We had water station duty on Saturday which meant we all came out bright and early not to run, but to show our support for our fellow runners. It’s an amazing opportunity to not only give back to the running community, but to get to… Continue reading Fooooodddd
Between the races it’s been the typical marathon training / life balancing act, but in the next few weeks I’ll touch on the last month of marathon training. Until then, a quick review of the Home Run for Kids 10k presented by Upward Bound House. First let’s talk about what a great cause this is… Continue reading Race Review: Home Run for Kids 10k
“Inaugural” in the racing world usually tends to mean two things. The first is that there’s going to be some issues most likely since it’s the race’s first go. The second means that if the race sticks around, and you do each year since running the first, you can become a legacy runner after 5… Continue reading Race Review: Inaugural Pasadena Half Marathon
Back in August I signed up for the New Year’s Race here in Los Angeles, to take advantage of the early bird pricing. There was the option of a 5K or a 5K + 10K 9.3 mile (15k) challenge. Being a smart ass and used to running distances I scoffed at the idea of 9.3… Continue reading Race Review : New Year’s Race (Los Angeles)
If you’ve been reading any of my blog you might have picked up on a few things about me thus far. I like to run I really care about safety I love beer Beer seems to be a common thing at many finish lines. It’s bitter sweetness in a frosty can, “refueling” your carbs. A… Continue reading Pub Run!!
Last week I rejoined my wonderful LA Legger family after taking some time off to let my hamstring issue heal over. Well, first, I went to the track on Tuesday to do some “light jogging” which turned into a pyramid workout because I was a bit out of shape and wanted the walk breaks. Which… Continue reading Know Thyself
Ah, fall and winter. Pumpkin everything. Sweater weather. And 40% less sunshine… Just recently I participated in my local Turkey Trot running on behalf of the Burbank Animal Shelter, an organization I volunteer with when I’m not running or slinging papers in my cubicle. We did a great job of raising funds so I ran… Continue reading Don’t Gamble on Your Life