Race Recaps

Dogtown 1/2 Marathon Race Recap and someone is 35 weeks pregnant!

February 23, 2015
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It had been a long time since my last race.  Over 4 months.  When I don’t race often I kind of forget how to do it and I get really nervous.  I decided to make the decision last second to run this race, to just not overthink it and have fun.   My alarm went off at 6:45 and we were on the bus at 7:30.  I had some Powerade, a white bagel and a honeystinger waffle (my favorite) on […]

St. George Marathon Recap

October 6, 2014
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If you think after reading this recap that I am beyond in love and borderline obsessed with the St. George Marathon—>  good job because you understood exactly what I am trying to convey in this post.   One thing that did go so very wrong—>  my wireless headphones would not turn on.  At mile 8 when I went to turn them on to help me get up the huge hill they just wouldn’t work.  I even tested them the night […]

RNR Seattle 1/2 Marathon

June 23, 2014
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I have never done a race in Washington until this last Saturday and I am sure I will be back for more in the future after doing the beyond gorgeous RNR Seattle 1/2 Marathon.  The race started at 7 and we left the hotel at about 6:10 to walk a few blocks to the starting line (it gets light SOOO early in Seattle!).  It is so so so nice to be able to skip the whole ‘drive to the starting […]

The Marathon

June 16, 2014
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The marathon.  It is kind of a beast:) What my face looked like for the majority of the second half of the race.  I am glad I am posting this for everyone to see.  Turns out that not every race is a good one:) As you can tell, things went downhill fast (NOT because my quad injury ((I took 5 weeks off from running leading up to the marathon to fix)) was hurting).  I would feel the area a little […]

Provo City Half Marathon Recap

May 5, 2014
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I absolutely loved the Provo City 1/2 Marathon.  I will be back every year.  As much as I love traveling for races and seeing new areas, there is nothing like sleeping in your own bed on race night and running a course that you have done a million times in your training.  I woke up at 5 and quickly got dressed and triple checked that I had everything with me.  My dad drove and we went and picked up the […]

5k Recap and Lasagna Recap.

February 17, 2014
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We met at 8 to get in a few miles of easy running (we got two in) and do other really cool things like pass around a bottle of 5 hour energy.  That stuff is the most disgusting thing I have ever tasted.   I ate a small bowl of cereal at around 7:40 and as I was leaving I spilled a diet coke that I had left on the counter from the day before all over the entire kitchen. […]

Ragnar Recap (aka a million pictures)

November 11, 2013
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Total miles I ran—-> 24 Average pace for the 4 legs——>  7:15 ——————————– I knew I was going to have fun at the Vegas Ragnar but I really had no idea how much fun I would have.   First, let’s talk about the van.  Most teams with 12 members have two vans for the team and all of their gear.  We just had one huge one. Pros of one van:  I didn’t miss out on a thing.  I got to […]