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Race to 35 Redux & Dealing with an Injury

Race to 35 Redux & Dealing with an Injury

October was supposed to be THE month. It was my BIRTHDAY month! The month where my Race to 35 journey would end. Remember? My FIRST half-marathon for my 35th race and for my 35th birthday? Yeah…well. “So, what had happened was…” My running game was off and I wanted to salvage my training. Since I knew … Continue reading

Two is better than zero.

Two is better than zero.

Last Saturday morning after tearing ourselves away from watching ESPN’s College Football Gameday,  my Fave and I got up for a run. I was looking forward to it but also nervous. How was my body going to react? It had been so long since I had gone for a run. I decided to start slow … Continue reading

Road bumps.

Road bumps.

I wish I was writing to tell you that I’ve been keeping up with my half-marathon training, that I’ve been exercising consistently, that I’ve been eating healthy, that I’m still saying no to sweets and that I’m excited to run my October half-marathon in a few short weeks. But I’m not. Things have changed A … Continue reading

Race Recap: Brazen Racing’s Bear Creek

Race Recap: Brazen Racing’s Bear Creek

Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014 Race: Brazen Racing’s Bear Creek, Martinez, CA Distance: 10K Trail Race: #33 Last Saturday, I ran Brazen Racing’s Bear Creek 10K Trail Race. One word to describe this race? TOUGH! This was my third trail race and probably by far the toughest! The race was located in Briones Regional Park in … Continue reading

Half-Marathon Training: Rise & Run

Half-Marathon Training: Rise & Run

“Beep! Beep! Beep!” I open one eye and look at my phone. It’s 4:45 AM on a Monday. A Monday! This was THE week that I was going to get serious about this half-marathon training business. I hear my Fave call my name and whisper, “Sarah. Sarah. Get up. Come on, let’s get up.” He flips … Continue reading

Race Recap: 4th of July Parade Run

Race Recap: 4th of July Parade Run

Date: Friday, July 4, 2014 Race: 4th of July Parade Run, Redwood City CA Distance: 5K Race: #32 4th of July has to be one of my favorite Summer holidays. What better way to celebrate America than with some sunshine, BBQ and fireworks! I celebrated my 4th of July with what else? A race of course! I … Continue reading

Race Recap: Brazen Racing’s Nitro Trail

Race Recap: Brazen Racing’s Nitro Trail

Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Race: Brazen Racing’s Nitro Trail, Richmond CA Distance: 5K Race: #31 My goal was to complete this race and get that running spark going again. Brazen Racing’s Nitro Trail Race didn’t disappoint.  I debated whether or not to do the 10K but instead signed up for the 5K since my … Continue reading