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The one where I got lost (but had fun) on the snowy trails…

I’m officially on taper now for LA Marathon which is just 10 sleeps away. I still have a bit of running to do before I go and yesterday was supposed to be a track workout. After a few long days of being practically housebound because of the snow however, I was seduced by yesterday’s sunny skies and decided to …

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I’m not just ‘playing it safe’ anymore…

When I first started running, I was actually kind of amazed that I could even do it. I mean, I knew I’d be able to run but I was so pleased to find I could do it without a huge amount of extra pain like they warned would likely happen. I kept running and always sort of believed I was able to keep at it because I …

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Race Report: 5Peaks Ugly Christmas Sweater Holiday Trail Run

Try saying that race name 10 times fast, hey? The Ugly Sweater Run (as it will be known in this post from here on out) was the second event hosted by the 5Peaks Ladies of the Trails group and it was the perfect event for what might end up being my last race of the year. I’m always game for a costume or …