Races

Highlights from my London Marathon 2016

The London Marathon is an experience first and a race second. It is reputed to be like no other, not even Boston or New York city. And I could see why. The experience I had during London was something way way different than my big races in the US like Chicago and Disney.  This post…

Running in Phoenix
Life

Running in Phoenix

If anyone followed me back when I was training for my first marathon, they’d know how petrified I was of my race and how I made sure that I never took extended breaks from training. Which meant – no vacations that spring and summer of 2011. It annoyed Mr. FauxTriathlete, but at least the minions…

What Do you Run For? Pittsburg
Races

Best Foot Forward – Pittsburg Half Marathon

When this bout of sickness knocked me off last week, my main thoughts were filled with frustration. 12 days to a goal race at the Pittsburg Half Marathon is NOT the time to get sick. But those germs don’t play favourites and sickness happens.  I moped enough while I was under last week. For the first…

Disney Marathon
Races

Dopey Challenge Race Report – The Marathon

The day of the marathon started bright and early! Not really bright, but certainly early!  (Maybe I should stop calling it the start of the day and just refer to it as the continuation of the previous night’s party!)  Surprisingly, I wasn’t feeling nervous. All my nervousness was spent the day before during the half…

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Ragnar Relay Napa Valley

What an EPIC weekend at the Ragnar Relay Napa Valley (in fact it was the highlight of an epic 10 days for me, but that’s a new post on a personal vacation)! 12 BAMRs (BadA$$ Mother Runners) lead by Sarah and Dimity, our two fearless leaders, took on Ragnar Relay Napa Valley. And the exuberance that…