Birthday Weekend Part 2 + 5k Race Recap + Overall Female + Feeling Loved

So, yesterday's BLOG POST HERE was the first part of this part 2 post. What an incredible birthday weekend it has been! I left off yesterday's post describing how my best friend Liz showed up to a 5k that Lynn surprisingly signed me up for on my birthday. The pictures above/below were of me dripping …

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Tejas (Texas) Trail Running Festival Weekend Part Two + Global Running Day

So today is the best day of the year! Well, besides Chevron Houston Marathon race day and every other race day I have throughout the year! What Gets Me Out the Door to Run Every Day - I have a total love hate relationship with running as most runners probably do! I love the feeling …

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Texas / Tejas Trail Running Festival Race Recap (3) – 13.1/10k/5k + Fun in Spicewood

Friday Evening I got home at a decent hour Friday evening and was oh so excited to pack and hit the road. We had rented an adorable Airbnb cabin in Spicewood which was only about 10 minutes from the start line in Krause Springs. They didn’t allow pets so Mom & Dad Papke kindly offered …

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I did it! My first 50 Mile Race + Beat goal time + Hachie 50 Race Recap

I am so excited to report back that I have now officially completed a 50 mile race! Yesterday was incredible and I'm pumped to tell you all about it! Friday started out with a visit to ALAMO CITY CRYOTHERAPY to get a MIC-B12 Complex Shot. I figured the little bit of a boost couldn't hurt …

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Austin Rattler 33k Trail Race Recap

I miss everything about this past weekend! First and foremost, Reveille Peak Ranch is stunning and I'm so grateful that we had the opportunity to spend the weekend supporting the MTB athletes Saturday, and racing on Sunday! I'm also super lucky that I have an amazing cheerleader and fiancé that is willing to get up …

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2nd Overall Female and 1st in Age Group + Lots of work to do + Wedding Venue Visit + UVA Basketball Headed to NCAA Championships

Whoa. What a Saturday! We woke up early to make the trek to Fredericksburg for yesterday morning's 5k. I was very relieved that it wasn't torrential downpour as previously forecast, and a small drizzle was all that remained. I def had game face on as I lined up at the front! It was, however, humid …

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