Category Archive: Race Reports

Weekly Recap 4/23/17

This was a fun week! I tried something new — racing on the track. But we’ll get to that. Significant drop down week — races this week and next, oh boy. Probably my… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 4/2/17 + PJ10 Race Report

After a week where I basically felt like junk every day, a decent race! Monday: 8 easy miles early (66 min / 132 AHR), pretty sure the HR was messed up the entire… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 3/5/17

It was moving week for us, closing on both properties (buying and selling) Wednesday morning. Everything was smooth sailing until we got to the new house and found 2 inches of water in… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 1/1/17 + Hangover Classic Race Report

Hey New Year! Welcome! I had a great year of training and racing in 2016, so I’m a little sad to see it go. But I wrapped up the year with a 60-mile… Continue reading

Monumental Marathon 2016: ‘Run smart, run hard, and good things will happen’

This is not going to be the best race recap ever — not much interesting stuff happened. Or at least I didn’t notice it. But I think the ending is worth it. To… Continue reading

Weekly Recap Oct. 9

Bypassing my usual Sunday “Bagel and Blog” session in favor of writing this at home while watching the Chicago Marathon and drinking out of my award mug from yesterday’s race! On Monday, my… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 9/18 + TWO race reports!

What a week! Not one but TWO races, and I’m happy with them both. I started off the week with an easy 8 on Monday afternoon that I was able to squeeze in… Continue reading

Weekly Recap July 24 – A Win, a Bat and a First Pitch

I won a race Saturday, set a new PR, got a customized commemorative Louisville Slugger bat and got to throw out the first pitch at the Bats game that night. How cool am I… Continue reading

Weekly Recap: July 3

Wait, it’s July already? What? We’re now 4 months out from Monumental and we’re starting to take things up a notch. This week was a little lighter in terms of intensity but still plenty… Continue reading

Race Report: Viking Dash 5k

Holy heart rate! Last night I raced a smallish 5k as part of a Catholic church summer picnic. The forecast had been for the mid-90s and I had asked coach for advice earlier… Continue reading