Instead of boring you with all of these words to describe our Paris trip I’m just going to share it through pictures with a few words mixed in ready… Our first flight was supposed to go to Charlotte but the … Continue reading
In march I will be turning 30. Yes that’s right the big 3-0!!! Crazy! I never thought I would turn 30! It just seems so old and grown up. The other day I registered for a race in april and the confirmation said age on race day: 30. That was the first time it really hit me. I will actually be 30 soon!
So to celebrate turning 30 next year I plan to accomplish 30 different things throughout the year! 30 for 30! Some of them are big things others are small. I plan to write about them as I finish them and can’t wait to share the adventure. So here is the list
1 complete a Triathlon
2 earn my masters degree
3 complete a marathon
4 try something new
5 hike part of the pct
6 jump waterfalls
7 do a pub crawl
8 get a puppy
9 run a Ragnar trail
10 do a harry potter marathon
11 got to 30 breweries
12 travel somewhere new
13 run to the 44
14 go camping with my dog
15 write 30 encouraging letters
16 get a massage
17 go to yoga class
18 see 30 different animals
19 go to 30 cities
20 see 30 bridges
21 do a 30 mile bike ride
22 play slots
23 eat at 30 donut shops
24 do a full 30 day workout
25 go on a multi day road trip
26 see a play or concert
27 watch all the rocky movies
28 spend money on something ridiculous but wanted
29 learn something new
30 get a tattoo
Some of these are pretty big goals so hopefully I am able yo accomplish all of them. I am particularly worried about training for and running a marathon! Wish me luck!
I had such a great weekend in Sunriver, Oregon. As many of you remember the half marathon I had planned for Memorial Day weekend was canceled. As one of my goals for the year is to finish 4 half marathons, … Continue reading
I was really sad when my half marathon memorial day weekend was canceled. I had trained so hard and was so excited to do back to back half marathons. thankfully I had already signed up for the See Jane Run … Continue reading
A Couple weekends ago, I went to meet my parents on the Sonoma Coast. They came up to do the Monte Rio Olympic distance triathlon. I drove out Saturday night after my shift. The drive was dark but was beautiful … Continue reading
Did you know you can send a kid in Cambodia to School for a Year for only $13.25? As most of you know I love being barefoot. It is freeing to feel the ground beneath your feet and to just … Continue reading
I can’t be the only one that has horrible runs sometimes. It probably happens more often than I like to admit. Today I was supposed to run 10 miles but only got 7 in. The first few were fine, the normal walls but nothing significant.
Around mile 5 I was really starting to feel it. I pushed through the mental blocks which is never easy, and then my legs kept screaming. I felt like I was 1000 lbs trying to run. Every step was crap. After the 7 miles I was supposed to repeat a 3 mile loop but decided I needed to stop. I stopped and walked 2 more miles before I got in my car.
Instead of being depressed that I didn’t finish the 10 miles I decided to be proud hat I finished 7! A year ago I would not have been able to do that. Then I started looking at what my run possibly suck so I can make sure the next is better.
-I didn’t eat very well this week. Fueling my body is super important. I didn’t really eat breakfast either. Always a mistake.
-sleep: I have been working nights so I didn’t sleep very well last night.
-pace: I have been working on pushing my pace and I have gotten used to trying to push it a little. I definitely did the first mile too quick.
-intervals: for my long runs I usually do 5:1 intervals, today I decided to do mile:1 intervals. With all the other problems I should have stuck to what I know.
I’m thankful that I have enough weeks before my half that shorter bad runs don’t throw off my training completely! Hopefully next week is better!
What do you do to get through bad runs? How do you get over it and move on?
Another successful Ragnar Relay! This time I was on the Ragnaliens team! My van consisted of some pretty amazing people, me, my mom, my dad, my cousin Cameron, friends TC, and Melissa. We had such a fun team of people. … Continue reading
This will be my third Ragnar So Cal! I’m so excited this year I am on the Ragnaliens team! My dad has been on it every year while my mom and I have been part of team tough chik. This year we are all on the same team.
This week has been all about packing and getting my stuff ready for the race. So here I am about a week early with everything I need. I added some fun stuff too! As we are the Ragnaliens I had to find some glowing, alienish stuff to bring and wear, plus all the normal Ragnar essentials!
Clothes for each leg in a separate bag:
Shirt, shorts, socks, sports bra, skirt, and calf sleeves
Clothes for between legs:
Strapless dress for changing
Comfy sports bra
Extra fun lights
Wonder woman onesie
Chargers: phone, garmins, car charger