So just over a week ago I ran the LA Marathon for the 6th time. There truly is something about the LA Marathon…at least there was. For the first time in 6 years of running (not consecutive years) I was very disappointed in the race as a whole. I mean even the year that they … More LA Marathon Recap
This week a race I had been training for once again announced that they were rescheduling. This is my 6th year running the LA Marathon (5th year in a row of doing the Conqur LA Challenge). Initially the race date was pushed from early March to the end of May and now it has been … More Motivation Monday
Since the pandemic has started, the world of fitness has been in a constantly changing position. For some the gyms have not reopened, for others they have reopened only to close again. For some the communities they have built are trying to exist without physically coming together. The one thing is this, our fitness is … More Motivation in the Midst of Pandemic
Just over a month ago I was running the LA Marathon and this COVID-19 thing was just starting to gain some speed. We were being told to use social distancing and we were seeing races being cancelled or postponed. We watched as Tokyo decided to run with only the elite runners. We waited with baited … More Finding Motivation In The Midst Of COVID-19
Today marks 24 weeks until the Chicago Marathon, you know what that means right? It means that this week I jump back into marathon training. I am so excited to start back into marathon training…. no really I am. The last past month, since the LA Marathon I have reduced my running a bit. I … More 24 Weeks!!
Two weekends ago I ran the LA Marathon and somewhere between mile 16-20 I started to slow down, and my stomach which had been hurting on and off for some time was very irritated and my knee was also starting to hurt a bit (reasons behind both, may be explained later). As I was slowing … More Perspective
Last weekend I ran the Pasadena Half Marathon and I didn’t die! I realized in looking at the stats that in the last year I added 15min to my half-marathon time. I don’t know about you but for me it was very discouraging to see. However, since last years race I have had many changes … More Must be faster…..
Every year about this time I start to see a flood of people making New Years Resolutions. We are constantly setting these crazy resolutions that are are dead set on keeping them for a few weeks right? The gym is full of people, which is annoying for those who are there for more than a … More Fitness Goals 2018
Here we are at the end of the year and I am realizing that I have neglected this blog for the last year. This coming year I am making a point to make some fitness related goals for the year and I am going to post about my progress here. Looking ahead, I have a … More Fitness Friday
Yesterday I had the pleasure of running the inaugural pasadena half marathon as part of the Conquer LA challenge. Ok, so while it is cool that my medal says that I am a legacy runner, the race itself was anything but a pleasure. For those that follow the weather, California has had a crazy storm … More Medal Monday