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CIM 2019 Race Recap

On Friday, I flew to Sacramento by myself to chase down a dream. It was 2 years ago that I registered for CIM (the California International Marathon), in the middle of a sleepless night with baby Leo. I ended up deferring my 2018 entry to 2019, which means I’ve been dreaming about this race for… Continue reading CIM 2019 Race Recap

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BQ · BQ dreams · family · grateful · Leo · Liv · marathon · race recap · Revel Canyon City

REVEL Canyon City 2017 Race Recap

On November 4th, I ran my 23rd marathon — my first since Leo was born in March.  And while it’s long overdue, I wanted to sit down and write out a recap before diving into training for #24. Two weeks before race day, I posted a training recap, and was feeling great!  But that confidence… Continue reading REVEL Canyon City 2017 Race Recap

BQ · family · LA Marathon · recovery · rundown · training

Rundown: LA Taper and Recovery

The last several weeks have teeter-tottered between feeling completely normal and dreamlike.  I mean, parenting a toddler is very much the same crazy, awesome chaos it was before I BQed… Speaking of the BQ, THANK YOU!!!! for all of the congratulatory messages, excitement, flowers, balloons, and more.  It’s been a dream. While I’m tempted to… Continue reading Rundown: LA Taper and Recovery

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LA Marathon 2016 Race Recap

We just got home from the best weekend in Los Angeles.  We celebrated Liv’s third birthday, spectated the Olympic Marathon Trials, celebrated Jared’s and my sixth wedding anniversary (plus Valentine’s Day), and I ran my first Boston Qualifier at the LA Marathon! So so so much awesomeness! Let’s work backwards though, starting with the LA… Continue reading LA Marathon 2016 Race Recap