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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Bella’s Birthday + Yay to a 105 degree Saturday Run + First Aid CPR Training + Weekly Cryotherapy

Guess who turned 9 years old? Our little Bella! She was sooooooo small, and it's crazy to see how big she is now! We love her sweet sassy self and her cuddles! It's sad to see her eyelashes turn white and her paws not work right 🙁 However, she is a happy pup and we …

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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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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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