Vintage Park Half Marathon Recap
Race Recap
Vintage Park Half Marathon Recap I ran the Vintage Park Half Marathon on April 9.  I was lucky enough to score a free entry as part of my ambassadorship with Amstel Xlight.  This was part of the Bayou City Half Marathon Series, there were several people there that had ran the prior two races. I had ran a 25k trail race …
Brazos Bend 25k Recap
Running
  Brazos Bend 25k Recap I ran the Brazos Bend 25k on Saturday, April 8.  The 25k was one of multiple races on that day which included a 50-mile, 50k, and 10k. I was able to pick up my packet in Houston a couple of days before, it was super easy-breezy.  On race day eve I ventured to a new Italian eatery …
Racing Weekend Goals
Friday Five
Happy Friday! Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0! Today’s topic is beverages… but since I shared about my hydration plan with you on Tuesday, I am going a little off topic today. This post was originally going to be my goals for the Brazos Bend 25k, but yesterday I jumped at the opportunity to run …
Jail Break Run Half Marathon Race Recap – 2017
Race Recap
I recently ran in the Jail Break Run Half Marathon.  I signed up for this race just days prior… with the hubs out of town, the weather being gorgeous, and the race on the weekend, I couldn’t resist. Friday evening my pre-race dinner consisted of a veggie burger with sweet potato fries.  I also had a glass of wine and some chocolate …
Galveston Half Marathon Recap
Race Recap
I ran the Galveston Half Marathon in Galveston on February 12. I took it easy on race day eve … sleeping in and relaxing with tea and a book in the morning, followed by some housework and watching my beloved KU Jayhawks barely beat Texas Tech. My pre-race dinner consisted of a pasta bake, garlic bread, and a glass of wine. I prepped my things …
5 Goals for Marathon Weekend
Friday Five
Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week the topic is Dream Vacations or Winter Destinations, I don’t have anything to share on that topic at this time. All week I’ve been obsessing over the little thing happening in Houston this weekend – the Chevron Houston Marathon.  I’m running in it and it will be …
5 Races I’m Looking Forward To In 2017
Friday Five
Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week we are talking about 2017… goals, resolutions, etc.  I shared some of my 2017 goals here, so today I’m sharing 5 upcoming races on my calendar. Chevron Houston Marathon – I’m sure everyone knows I’m running this one.  I’m very excited… it will be my first …
Santa Hustle Race Recap
Race Recap
I ran the Santa Hustle half marathon in Galveston on December 18. Race day eve was BUSY!  I had a 6 mile training run, followed by yoga class, then a hair appointment.  I had planned to cook a pasta bake for dinner that night, but by the time I was finished with my hair it was after 6pm! I had …
5 Goals For The Santa Hustle
Friday Five
Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week the topic is holiday gifts… I’ve shared with you some ideas for gifts here and here. This week I’m going off topic and sharing with you my 5 goals my upcoming race this weekend. Sunday I will be running in the Santa Hustle half marathon in Galveston, TX.  This will be my …
Houston Half Race Recap
Race Recap
This past weekend I ran in the Houston Half Marathon.  I was signed up for the 10k last year, but the race was called due to Tropical Storm Patricia that dumped massive amounts of rain on Houston.   The organizers had offered a nice discount code to everyone that was registered for last years race. Race day eve found me resting for most of the …