Zion National Park Half Marathon

Wow, that was a challenge. The temperature was 10°F to start. Coldest I’ve ever run a race. We had headwinds the majority of the course. At least we did eventually have some sun and it helped a bit. They do get points for having the warning tent at the start area. I knew that the […]

Happy Medal Monday! 1-28-19

Happy Medal Monday!  I was not expecting these to come today. And one, I wasn’t expecting at all. Yet here they are! The patch is for the NYRR Run Four Out of Six program for 2018. My patch collection continues to grow. Maybe I’ll put them all on a jacket one day. The plaque is […]


SUCCESS! I now have guaranteed entry into the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon. Two marathons in four days had never been on my agenda, ever! And my body had a “discussion” with me about this decision lol I’ve never had chafing before either, but I did today. Right between my upper thighs. I have […]


  The weather for the race was exceptional. No rain. Yay! My first half was great. And then my mission went down in flames. Plantar fasciitis in my nemesis, aka my right foot, decided to go postal on me. Good grief! I stopped a couple of times to stretch it out with my thumb, but […]