Mount Diablo Trail’s Challenge – Race Recap 4/15/2017

I don’t think I’ve ever shown up to a race and been so calm. No pressure, no expectations. Just me, dirt trails, creek crossings, and steep elevation. Typically I race for results, particularly goals that I have set for myself. But today marked a little over a year of dealing with these never ending leg injuries […]

2017 Race Season….registration begins!

As 2016 begins to come to a close, it means one thing….RACE REGISTRATIONS. I have officially purchased my USA Triathlon license for 2017, I will purchase my USA Cycling license soon as well. I guess I’m really banking oh physical therapy working and getting my knee back up to speed (fingers crossed).   So far […]

Running Down Memory “Trail”

Waking up early on Thanksgiving morning, the air was crisp as the light rain lifted; which meant one thing….time for a run on the old trails. We lived in Sacramento for two years while attending Graduate School at Sac State, for the last few months, I actually lived at the house which is directly-across from […]

Trail Running

Around 12pm I came home from a friend’s baby shower. Remind me to not have one of those….can I suggest a picnic/hike instead? They are great for some people, but I just couldn’t handle 50 women in one room watching me open baby gifts and play baby games. It was a great baby shower and I […]

Thompson Training Camp – Montaña de Oro

Day 1 Nothing but blue skies, beaches, and lots of people camping considering it is the middle of February! Today marked the first day of our ‘unofficial’ Thompson Training Camp (TTC). My parents graciously let us borrow Big Blue, their awesome VW camper van that has miles of stories to tell, so we loaded it […]