Rock n Roll New Orleans 1/2 Marathon Race Recap

Half Marathon #29 Louisiana Race #4 (repeating state #2) The extra activities really deserved a post of their own, so I am picking up on race day. Pre-Race When you run an event with Team in Training, you get up even earlier than you normally would for a race to take team pictures and head to the start together. I shared a room with Katie (who I didn’t know previously, part of the fun of TNT) and we got up at 5:00 to be downstairs at 5:30. I had my usual Nuun and bagel with peanut butter...

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Halloween, Races, Contests, and more

1. I told yall my race was tough. Holy terrible pics. At least I can fake it at the post-race picture. 2. I have a local half marathon on Saturday. The Monster Dash. To say I’m a little freaked out by this race is an understatement. It’s the first annual one in Atlanta. They changed the course yesterday. YES. YESTERDAY. It went from a really cool loop around the city to a double loop of crap. Should be interesting. At least my costume rocks. You didn’t actually think I’d share with you...

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I was never a cheerleader: THE accident

I will start by saying, I was never going to tell the truth about what happened.  I was embarrassed.  PISSED. embarrassed.  Did I mention embarrassed??  But I’m a terrible liar.  I swore my van to secrecy, but when I made it back to the Nike tent at the finish, I couldn’t lie. And then I realized, maybe this will help someone else. I got laughed at. By more than one person.  And then Sarah OuaL said it.  “I don’t know what it was about the race, but I did it too.” If...

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