Tag Archives: Race Reports

Alabama

I was VERY excited to go to Alabama for one main reason… Yes, there was a lot of singing. We’ve noticed that since Louisiana, the states seem to look fairly similar. Very lush and green. Lots of trees and vegetation. … Continue reading

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Race Report: Healdsburg Half Marathon

It was awesome, I PR’d.  Quick version Fell apart at mile 8. Didn’t PR. Cried a bit. Wonderful friends cheered me up. Long Version.  My goal was very clear going into this race. I wanted to PR. My training had … Continue reading

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‘Race’ report: The Tour de Tahoe

Last Sunday, the Husband and I cycled the Tour de Tahoe – a 71 mile  ride around the perimeter of Lake Tahoe. This has been something we have wanted to do ever since we first saw the gorgeousness that is … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Danville 10k

On Saturday, I raced the Danville 10k! This was my Q2 goal race, building on my 5k PR in the first quarter of the year. Before I go any further, I need to talk about my existing 10k PR a … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Oakland 5k

So I had an A,B and C goal for the Bank of the West 5k at the Oakland Running Festival. A) A PR… 24.49. B) Anything under 25. C) The solid knowledge that I ran my socks off and couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Crissy Field parkrun

I’m not sure how many US readers are aware of parkrun. It’s a British phenomenon which has literally changed the face of running in the UK. It’s a series of free, weekly, timed 5k runs across the country – there are over … Continue reading

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Race Recap: ZeeBlu Santa Barbara Turkey Trot 5k

Before I start…thank you all for your lovely comments and emails about my left boob. I was really touched by your words and the things you shared about your own boobs. Much love to you all. On Wednesday, we endured a … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Beat the Blerch Half Marathon

My original autumn goal race was the Beat the Blerch 1/2 marathon in Sacramento which took place on Saturday. I ditched it as a goal race a few weeks ago when I realized I wouldn’t be anywhere near PR shape, … Continue reading

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Race Recap: The Strawberry Stampede 5k

Last week, due to my online commitment to get my bottom into gear, I did just that. I managed to do at least half an hour’s exercise every day except Saturday. I cycled, I ran and twice I did the … Continue reading

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Spectating the HITS Napa Valley Triathlon

On Saturday, the Husband did a half-ironman distance triathlon. I wanted to blog about it because 1) it was a good day and 2)it may help any people racing it next year who find this post via google! I have … Continue reading

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