Has this ever happened to you? You train and train for months to run a race, put both brawn and brain power into everything leading up to this event, and then race day comes and—for whatever reason—it ends in a big ol’ fail? Well, me too, and it sucked. And this is how I’m getting […]
Since I started grad school last year, I haven’t been able to train for any long runs. I stopped running in April after a bad race and only kept up with a few 5k or 10k races in 2017. Then I somehow managed to do okay at the Bridge Run 10-miler, but that was not […]
The Frostbite Marathon Relay never fails to amaze me with how delightfully unpredictable and off-the-wall it is. It’s basically the lakeshore’s equivalent to the Barkley Marathons, only it always starts on time at 8am. Thankfully Alan has never decided to start the race in the middle of the night. Yet.
In an effort to blog more often, I’m going to post some shorter bits of tastiness when I can. Shorter bits like this brilliant smoothie discovery!
Rivertown Races take place in April at Millennium Park outside Grand Rapids and include a 5k and half marathon. The race has all of the necessities: chip timing, medals, a shirt, aid stations, and, uh, people. I think I registered a little late and got in for $60, too, so not high for a half, […]