Even though I've been running for 10 years, I didn't call myself a "runner" until I completed my first half-marathon in March of 2012. Crossing my first half-marathon finish line, I was amazed and overwhelmed that I had actually run 13 miles. I'd been running consistently for over 4 years, but a childhood of physical, [...]
Deena Kastor (2004 US Olympic Marathon Bronze Medalist) 🇺🇸🥉 Today I was out early as the weather is finally really warming up. If I wait too long to head out for a long run, the heat reminds me of how costly sleeping in can be. Today's workout focused on a negative 10k split. Normally I [...]
Out today on the Utah trails thinking of everyone at #Boston running. 💙💛 Only 364 sleeps till it's my turn to be #Bostonstrong Today, I tan a virtual 5k (and then some) for #teamsparkle as they run #Boston4Rett and raise awareness for this painful disease.
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of sharing a little more of my journey with Josh Hansen, a local Utah runner and facilitator of The Runcast. Josh does a great job of bringing local athletes together to share common goals, and celebrate each other's success. You can read a little more [...]
On Friday February 23rd, I carefully laid everything out I would need for my race the next day. I said goodnight to my family and tried to get some sleep, which is really hard the night before a big race. Friday night I slept pretty well, only waking up around midnight and then early at [...]
An African Proverbs states, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together…” Race week is finally here and I’m looking forward to going far, 26.2 miles to be exact. The truth is, my journey to this race has not been a solo adventure. I have a “village” [...]