Boston Marathon Race Recap

  State #36 Marathon #9 I’ve definitely hit the post marathon blues and can’t believe it’s all over. I hope that I can put into words how this race really went down and I’m skipping the before after in detail and I plan on sharing more of that from the weekend soon. It’s Boston and it deserves two posts, right? Pre-Race I woke up Monday morning, after sleeping better than I expected, around 5:45am. The late start was a worry for me with my food consumption so...

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Sedona 1/2 Marathon Race Recap

State #35 Half Marathon #45 Pre-Race I love a Saturday race day! I met Jes in Phoenix on Thursday night and we drove the 2ish hours to Sedona. Friday morning we got up and did a shake out run (perfect for attempting to adjust to the altitude), hiked later in the morning, did some shopping, hit the expo (more like packet pickup) and took a pink jeep tour and enjoyed the sunset. We grabbed extra throwaway clothes at a goodwill that night, just before they closed. It was much cooler than I had...

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Flying Pig 1/2 Marathon Race Recap

Half Marathon #37 State #27 Pre-Race I flew in Friday and Molly picked me up from the airport. What a nice treat to have volunteers from the race welcoming us with gift bags! We checked into our hotel, the Renaissance, which was the perfect location for the race. We decided to hit the expo that day, and it was only a few blocks away. The expo had plenty of stuff to check out and a few freebies, too. I was super excited to see the new Nuun Plus, and went ahead and purchased some to try for the...

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#Mezamashii #BrilliantRun #Mizuno

I was incredibly lucky to win a pair of Mizuno’s and entrance into the Mezamashii project from Becca.  A quick registration and I was able to order my free shoes.  After perusing the Mizuno website I was a bit overwhelmed.  I took the advice of the mezamashii project and called and spoke to a Mizuno representative instead.  He was super helpful.  The only hard part was choosing a shoe color! I ended up with the Mizuno Wave Rider 15.  I’m not gonna lie, I feel like I am cheating on...

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