Over the past six years my husband, Al, and I have been running, he has had some of the “best” adventures that always leads to him telling the greatest stories. He’s gotten lost on more than one occasion. He’s puked in front of the Bellagio in Vegas and he’s had to take care of “business” off course behind some trees in Fargo. Yes, he’s had … Continue reading My husband’s story!
Today, Sunday, May 24 my hubby and I ran in our very first Awake the Grapes 10K at our local winery, Carlos Creek Winery. We didn’t think we would be running a race this weekend because I had to work on Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. and most racing events take place on Saturdays. But, because of the Memorial Day holiday, the Awake the … Continue reading Here’s what NOT to do…
This past Saturday (March 14), the hubster and I ran our 5th consecutive Get Lucky 7K race. The Team Ortho event is one of our favorites of the year and is usually our first race of the season. Not this year however, it was our 4th race already! And, it was my second best race ever. My official time? I finished the 4.35 mile race in … Continue reading Where did THAT come from?
Things I may have been worried about during our last race…my asthma, the weather, lack of training, the course and whether or not I would be able to run the WHOLE thing. All. Ten. Miles. What I wasn’t worried about? My always trusty, always reliable, mostly accurate Garmin Forerunner 220 sports watch. Last Saturday, March 7, the hubster and I ran in Twin Cities in Motion’s … Continue reading Best AND worst race!
Where to find us in 2015! As many of you know, my husband, Al, and I love to run and, more importantly, race. I love everything about a race – from the starting line to the runners to the food to the swag bags to the pre- and post-race parties to the expos to the music to the everything. There’s just something about that race … Continue reading Running and racing!