When Everything Clicks on a Run + the Great Flood of McAllister Park + Deer Everywhere + Weekly Miles

Yesterday I had 10 miles to knock out and it had poured and stormed the night before and was still drizzling. So, I braced for the worst, forgot a towel, didn't take a change of clothes... and was out the door! Lol I decided to try a new route out at a new area, Mcallister …

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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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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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Severe Sinus Infection + 36 Hours + Guess Who Passed Her RRCA Running Certification Exam?

Well hello! This has been a not so fun week for this little Road Runner Chick. As you know from Monday's post, I was feeling the funk. My head hurt, nose was stuffy, couldn't smell or taste.... and I had a fever of 100.5 before I went to bed that night! I’ve been drinking tea …

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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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