13.2 miles + Why not run a half marathon on 1,300 feet of elevation + Meal Prep + Is it too big?

Happy Easter everyone! We failed as dog moms as we didn't bust out the bunny outfits for Emmy and Bella. I set my alarm at an early 7:30am (early for me) as I wanted to hit up Eisenhower Park for the first time. I've been thinking about running trails since I crossed that finish line …

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Best Queso + Wedding Cake Ordered + Trail Maps + Scooters + Real Ale Brewery

Happy Saturday! Friday evening started by dropping Lynn's car off to get repaired from hail damage. Last weeks storms sadly left a few dents in her car. After we dropped off, we cruised around downtown, looked at neighborhoods, and ended up near the River Walk and the King William District. This area is so beautiful …

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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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I did it! Austin Rattler 33k in the books + 3rd Place +

I'll have a full race recap tomorrow, but wanted to say that I DID IT! That was THE hardest thing I've ever done race wise, but one of the most rewarding! Doing 21.7 miles on the road can get a little challenging for me, mostly mentally. However, having a few thousand feet of elevation gain, …

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Need advice + Austin Rattler Course Map + Friday Favorites

TGIF! Today was crazy, so by the time we both got home from work we were super excited to pick up and hit the road! We are headed to Lynn's parents again and spending time with her mom while Dad P is out of town at a Cubs game with Erik and cousin Alan! Sucks …

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Mile Repeats + Recovery Run + Trail Runner Nation + Meb Keflezighi and Running Book Christmas with Giveaways to come

Happy Thursday everyone! It's been an extra day since I blogged, but with a crazy month end at work it's been a few later than I'd like evenings. I almost forgot what Lynn looks like... who happens to be working late tonight! At least it's almost Friday! So, I'm officially obsessed with learning everything and …

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