Early Morning Runs + La Cantera + Seeing the World Awaken + Random Medals + Friday Favorites

Doesn't everyone have random running medals chilling in their car... from over a year ago? I had three sitting in my drink holders from races in Virginia. One was from a half marathon in Georgetown, right outside of Washington DC, and the other two were from 5ks in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Man I miss that place, …

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Hot Track Miles + Certified + Laughs, Friends & Beer

Yesterday was a busy day! I wanted to get my first run in since last weekend's idiotic three races. 🙂 I busted out the trusty and dusty Brooks. I really need to wash these things, but there was no time for that as it was already 10am and hot as an oven outside! Lynn came …

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2 Year Anniversary + Chart House Restaurant Tower of the Americas + Cancelled + Jared Ward!!!

Do you want the good news, or the bad news first? Bad news, okay! I had been looking forward to Global Running Day in Houston for months. Even more so once I got selected to be one of the lucky peeps that get to be an ambassador for the 2020 Chevron Houston Marathon or Aramco …

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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 – 23 Miles (I’ll explain) + Race & Weekend Recap Tomorrow + No Regrets but a Few Rookie Moves

What an amazing weekend, and we miss it already! I have so much to share, but I’ll do a full race and weekend recap tomorrow! I’ll also have a post later this week with some lessons I learned over the race weekend! My Sinus infection did affect me during the races a bit (plus it …

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