Race Recap: Minnesota Nut House Challenge — TOTALLY NUTS!

I took a road trip to Rochester, Minnesota a few weeks ago — my first time to the state of Minnesota — to run the TOTALLY NUTS! challenge series of the Minnesota Nut House Challenge. The drive was just over 3 hours from the Des Moines area. I love multi-event challenge races, so I was […]

Race Recap: The Illinois Marathon 5K — Race 1 of the Half I-Challenge

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to The Illinois Marathon 5K as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! I’m breaking down my trip to the Illinois race weekend into two posts. This first post will include […]

Training Week 2: Niagara Falls International Marathon

While I did increase my mileage this week, I did not meet my frequency plan. One day I feel really awesome, and then the next I’m struggling like a beginner all over again. I’m wondering when my body will acclimate to this heat. MONDAY: Rest Day TUESDAY: Flipped my training plan, since I found out […]