Races

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…

Little Rock Marathon
Races

#4 Little Rock Marathon

“If you want to win something, run the 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.”  – Emil Zatopek, Gold medal in 5k, 10k and the Marathon at Helsinki Olympics I chose to run Little Rock Marathon for the promise of a huge medal. In spite of a chilly 22F start at…

Life

Cultural Differences

Traveling to visit my parents, half way across the globe has given me a new perspective about how big a role running plays in my life. Since I’ve been here a week I’ve – slept a ton to overcome jetlag – been stuck in this horrible horrible traffic for hours every time I venture out…

Races

D Day – Owning Chicago 26.2

There it was – the day of the Marathon. The day that I had been anticipating since February!! I’d prepped everything before hand the previous night, including taping my name to the front and taping ‘26.2 Virgin’ on the back. Lorraine and I were staying 2 blocks from each other and we decided to meet…