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Twin Cities Marathon 2017 – Race Recap

This was not the post I thought I would be writing. I had envisioned crossing the line in 2:5x so many times, during so many workouts, that I didn't see how it couldn't happen. My gut told me it would happen, and I've learned to listen to my gut more as the years have passed, but now I'm regretting even putting myself out there again. The heartbreak was hard enough the first time; now I have to go through itโ€ฆ

Skinny Raven Half Marathon 2017 – Race Recap

On Tuesday of this week, I celebrated 10 years of being in Alaska . . . . TEN YEARS!! Never ever in a million years did I think I would live in Alaska for 10 years, and let's be honest, I never thought I'd live in Alaska period. Since moving to Alaska, I have run something at the Run Fest race series 6 of the last 9 years. I have usually done the half marathon, but I did the 5Kโ€ฆ

Alaska Distance Classic 5K & 10K 2017 – Race Recap

Two races in one morning. That's a first for me. The Alaska Distance Classic offers a 5K and 10K race, or you can 'double up' and do both. Per my coach, Nichole, I did both. Me in the bright pink/orange buns! 9:00 a.m. 5K (race it) 9:45 a.m. 10K (run it as a workout) I was optimistic going into this race. I had had a couple solid workouts and thought I would be able to come within 10-15 seconds ofโ€ฆ