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Today’s The Day

It’s here. The morning of the half marathon. The first half marathon I will attempt since one in Myrtle Beach 2010 that got snowed out. I am terrified. But, I’ve got Matt running with/past me, so that makes me feel better. I obviously don’t expect…

June 21, 2014

My First Trail Run

Trail running has always been an intimidating thing for me. There are all those roots and rocks and the chance to fall is really high. I don’t know if you know this about me, but I’m not often described as ‘graceful’. I trip walking…

June 3, 2014

Twilight 12k Race Recap

Friday night was the much buzzed about Skinny Raven Twilight 12K. I’ve heard from a lot of racers that THIS is the best event in Anchorage, and that it’s a blast and a great way to kick off summer. Running it with me was…

June 1, 2014

Race Recap: Anchorage Salmon Run 5k

I’m back!!! At least, my running game is back. After my disastrous performance during the Shamrock Shuffle 5k in March, I haven’t been able to run very far or very well. Running on a packed 10 inches of fresh snow wrecked my legs, giving…

May 4, 2014

Race Recap: 2014 Skinny Raven Shamrock Shuffle 5k

This past week has been an interesting weather week in Alaska. A full week of no snow and temps in the high 30’s-low 40’s made me think we were going to have awesome conditions for the Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday. Let’s just say, we…

March 16, 2014