2017 My Year In Blogging

2017 My Year In Blogging

As 2017 comes a close, I’ve been looking back at my first full year as a blogger and considering my year in blogging. I’m really happy with where I am and the progress I’ve made. I think I’m a better […]

Oakland Marathon Training Recap: Week 5

Oakland Marathon Recap 5

I’m a few weeks late starting my marathon training recaps, because I was a few weeks into training before I decided to actually run the marathon. I am a coach and a pacer for the Oakland Marathon training group for Lake […]

2017: My Year In Running 

2017 Year In Running

With 2017 coming to a close, I’ve been looking back at my year in running. As I was going through my medals, I was surprised at how few I had. I feel like I ran more races than I actually […]

That Damn Run Trail Half Marathon: Race Recap

That Damn Run

I did That Damn Run a few years ago and remembered liking it, although I didn’t remember many specifics, only that I liked (and still like) the shirt and the name of it makes me chuckle. It’s held at Cool, […]

Skyline To the Sea Trail Marathon: Race Recap

Skyline To The Sea Marathon

I love the Skyline to the Sea marathon! This was Skyline #4 for me. The course is Northern California trail running at its best, starting in the Santa Cruz mountains and heading (not surprisingly) to the coast. While the course […]

Skyline To The Sea Marathon Training Recap: Week 16

skyline marathon training 16

It’s all over but the shouting now. With the physically hard part of training done, I have three weeks of tapering to suffer through before race day. More than anything with marathon tapering, the cumulative mental and physical exhaustion catches […]

Drag-N-Fly Trail Half Marathon: Race Recap


I’ve now written about Drag-N-Fly several times. First was a post about the lessons learned from it as the hardest half I’ve ever done. More recently, I considered my thought process in why I ever would want to try it […]

Skyline To The Sea Marathon Training Recap: Week 15

Skyline Marathon Training week 15

Another race week! This time: my return to the hardest half in the world (for my money anyway) Drag-N-Fly. This race week was a bit more… …more what…? Stressful? Concerning? Worrisome? Than usual. I don’t know how to describe my […]

Skyline To The Sea Marathon Training Recap: Week 14

Skyline Marathon Training week 14

I swapped long runs around (because of a race next weekend), so it is peak mileage week! This was another ‘Goldilocks week’ – it wasn’t too amazing, but it also wasn’t too terrible. I guess that means I’m on track. Read […]