Oh shit! It’s June! Better update.

In March, I ran Leprechaun Chase 10k in 1:02:05. In April, I completed the Drake Relays On the Roads 10k in 1:01:39 and The Grand Blue Mile in 8:03. I ran the Des Moines Women’s Half in May. It was hot. I was undertrained. I finished and raised $400 for Girls on the Run. I…

New year, big goals!

After last year’s ups, downs and big life changes, I’m itching to crush some major running goals. The first one: train wisely! After developing a bunion on my right foot and finally figuring out the right combo of shoes, KT tape (or not) and toe spacer to not have bouts of numbness or pain after…

If I don’t blog my race results, did I really run?

The answer, my friends, is yes, I did run. I’ve actually run quite a few races since the start of 2017. I’ve been a bit late in posting recaps about each race, mainly because life is busy and well, I’m out there living it. I finished up 2016 running multiple 5ks with descent times, considering…

December!

I cannot believe that we are already into the last month of 2016! This year has flown by incredibly fast. Granted, my day job kept me engrossed in a seemingly never ending political cycle. I work in the finishing department of a commercial print facility and was surrounded by some sort of political mailing of…

Hark, an update!

AHHH! Life got crazy just after The Grand Blue Mile. A new project at work, trying to keep up my training for Dam to Dam, lots and lots of work… And now it’s half way through July! Damn, where did that time go?!?! I will have a race recap for Dam to Dam…as soon as…

Life’s been crazy!

In my quest to keep things real and to open up dialogue about living with mental illness, I feel that I should muse about the ups and downs of the past couple of months and the struggle that is living with depression and anxiety. At the end of March my life hit the skids. I…