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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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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Miss it + Sore + Meal Prep + Visto Athletic (more to come) + Happy Mother’s Day

Well that was a lot of topics in the title 🙂 First and foremost.... Happy Mother's Day to all of you amazing women out there! My mom is the most incredible person ever, and I don't know what I'd do without her! So glad we got to see her last weekend! Friday I had a …

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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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15 Things I learned at the Austin Rattler 33k Trail Race + Next up?

I'm still pretty pumped from this past weekend's Austin Rattler and I'm pretty sure Lynn is tired of listening to me still talk about it. This is a path I saw at work today... and it made my want to strap on my hydration vest, hop in my car, and drive back to Reveille Peak …

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It’s in the air + 5 Mile Sunday Recovery Run + Happy Birthday Erik + UVA Final 4!!! I

So, Lynn is one foot into the grave.... on her deathbed. Okay, it's not that bad but my sweet girl is not feeling well! She didn't sleep all night from wheezing and is sneezy and according to her "everything hurts, even her elbows". So, I'm dragging her up and she is currently passed out the …

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