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AF 1/2 Race Recap + You are GOING to face pain… so how are you going to face it?

That final sprint to the finish line= so much lactic acid filling up every inch of your body. The morning started at 3:30 a.m. when my alarm clock went off.  I slept horribly but that is to be expected on race night, right?  I ate 1.5 bagels on the way to the start but made … Continue Reading

Utah Valley 10k Recap.. A New PR!

It might seem like I’m racing a lot this year and that’s because I am:).  I’m enjoying running more than ever before and have some big goals for the fall.  Building up our speed in the shorter distances is going to really help us to turn over into a fast marathon later on this year. … Continue Reading

Lavell Edwards Memorial 5K Recap + Our Day!

This race was a different level of pain. I’m not sure if it started hurting so bad after the first twenty steps into the race because that is just the name of the game when you are wanting to really push yourself in the 5k or if it was an off day for me?  Either … Continue Reading

Indy Mini Race Recap!!!

Race recaps are my favorite posts to write because it means I get to relive the entire experience again when I write them and the Indy Mini was definitely one of my favorite race experiences. Thanks Lindsey for having us and thanks Tina for running with me!  The night before the race Tina asked if … Continue Reading


Marathon #11. These marathons just keep getting better and better for me… It will be interesting to see how much I love them when I am 70 (but of course there will be many terrible races thrown in there along the way too, because that is how running goes and it’s the terrible races that … Continue Reading

Buffalo Antelope Island 50 Miler Race Recap!!

Good morning!  FYI There are three times as many pictures and words on this recap compared to my normal race recaps because I was running for three times as long so that is probably why;) Wow.  Saturday was unlike any race experience I have ever had.  I felt more emotions than I thought possible (probably … Continue Reading

St. George Marathon Race Recap–> 2:59:14

I wanted this so bad, I could taste it. Two days after my first marathon in 2010 I went into our local running shoe store and I confidently told the employees working there that I was going to get a sub 3 marathon. As you know, there have been many failures, lessons, injuries and growing … Continue Reading