Since competing in the Capt’n Karl’s Colorado Bend 30k, I had a hard time keeping myself training while recovering from a hard effort in the heat. It was 101 degrees at the start and the humidity started rising as the sun went down. I didn’t feel too bad immediately after the race, but continued to feel the effects weeks later. I dialed back my training a bit and was able to just maintain myself by jogging a few miles throughout the week. Then Sky Island happened. Continue reading Bandera or Bust
I haven’t written in here a while, so let’s catch up. Since last posting my plans for spring racing, I raced the Break-A-Leg 5k (a poor race), Twisted X 5k Beer Run (overall win), and Daisy 5k (poor race) races here in the Austin area. These races really highlighted to me that I was trying to do too much in life and I was falling apart. I spent a large amount of my free time in the spring driving for a rideshare company and this seriously messed with my hip and back alignment and made it hard to run. I was on the verge of quitting running altogether when a vote in Austin killed certain rideshare companies and proved to be a blessing in disguise.After several months of physical therapy and slowly building up training, I think I’m finally at a point where I’m ready to start racing again.
Over the next few weeks, I’d like to dive into more details about some of the new shoes that Skechers Performance is offering this spring. Up first is the Skechers GOrun Ride 5. Continue reading Skechers GOrun Ride 5
For several months throughout the fall and winter, my plans for running and racing were simple: No plans. Continue reading Spring 2016 Race Plans
Since 2014, I have been a Skechers Performance Brand Ambassador, so I’ve had a unique opportunity to see many of the new models of Skechers running footwear early into their production. Here are a few of the new Spring 2016 models that have been released. Continue reading Skechers Performance 2016 Footwear
As a runner, I feel like I’m worlds apart from who I was a year ago. In January, I posted the following goals for 2015: Continue reading 2015: A Year in Review
My friend and teammate, Amy Baker ran the California International Marathon this past Sunday and didn’t have the day she had been working so hard for. I believe she embodies what many of us experience when we chase something at the very fringes of our ability. Give it a read!