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CIM 2021 Race Recap

On Sunday, I ran marathon #28 in 3:44:42. This was 10-15 minutes slower than I’d worked for, so while I’m bummed about the outcome, it certainly doesn’t diminish what a great journey it’s been — how hard I’ve worked and how far I’ve come over the past two years. After rehabbing a hip injury that took… Continue reading CIM 2021 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 dreams · goals · joy · Leo · Liv · marathon · motivation · peace · Revel Canyon City · rundown · training

Revel Canyon City Marathon Training Recap

Fourteen weeks ago, I started training for Revel Canyon City — my first post-Leo marathon!  Every week, I’ve thought: “I need to pop on the blog to write about this,” but life with two kids is crazy (and chaotic, and exhausting, and awesome)!  The challenges are never-ending, but I’ve kept up with about 70% of… Continue reading Revel Canyon City Marathon Training Recap

BQ · BQ dreams · hubby · LA Marathon · Liv · marathon · motivation · PR · race recap

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

Carlsbad Marathon · marathon · motivation · race recap

Carlsbad Marathon 2016 Race Recap

The Carlsbad Marathon holds some of the best and most challenging race memories for me.  It’s fitting that it’s such a breathtakingly beautiful, but tough course.  Before recapping 2016, let’s look back… 2010 – 4:14:30 (9:43/mile) – Jared and I ran the full marathon, three weeks before we got married on the beach in Carlsbad (and… Continue reading Carlsbad Marathon 2016 Race Recap

BQ dreams · hills · marathon · motivation · PR · race recap

REVEL Canyon City Marathon Race Recap

Last Saturday, I ran the REVEL Canyon City Marathon.  It was such an incredible race that we were on the drive home when I realized: “Shoot, I’m going to have to start blogging again, just to write a recap!” I had big goals for this race, but I trained hard, and I was ready to… Continue reading REVEL Canyon City Marathon Race Recap