July Recap

July Recap

July was a good month for me and I was able to get a few good runs in. Total mileage: 29.5. Not as much as I had hoped but there’s always August! Here are a few highlights: July started off with a race. I ran Redwood City’s Annual Parade Run and had a great time! … 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

Half-Marathon Training Update & June Recap

Half-Marathon Training Update & June Recap

Just a quick post to update you on my half-marathon training and how my June went. If I could describe my half-marathon training in one word, it would be OK. Yes, OK. I have approximately five months until October’s Half-Marathon deadline. CRAZY. It amazes me how quickly the months have been flying by! In June, my runs were sparse and … 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

Half-Marathon Training – Week 8

Half-Marathon Training – Week 8

Maybe it’s race week or the beautiful weather we’ve been getting. What I do know is that these last few runs and workouts have been great! Speaking of race week, I have a race scheduled for this Saturday. I haven’t done a race since March so I am looking forward to it! Saturday: It was Memorial … Continue reading

Half-Marathon Training – Week 7

Half-Marathon Training – Week 7

May is almost over and I feel like I didn’t train as hard as I wanted to. I can blame it on so many things right now: I was too busy. I was too tired. I ate too much. The NBA Playoffs are on! and so on and so on… I’m not going to dwell on any of that … Continue reading

Half-Marathon Training – Week 6

Half-Marathon Training – Week 6

Going to make this update short and sweet because that’s what this past week’s training has been! My last running workouts have been on the treadmill and surprisingly I’ve enjoyed them. Running two miles may not be much but I feel like I’m slowly getting my running legs and mojo back again. Besides running, I’ve done … Continue reading