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Race Report: Chefs for Kids 5k

Embarking on my new plan for the year… run shorter races where I can take the stroller… I signed up for the Chefs for Kids 5K. I actually did this race two years ago, when I was just a few months pregnant with Alexis, so I guess this is the …

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Ragnar Shout Outs

Shout Out To: My Vanmates Chris: Our fearless (fearful?) captain who made this all happen! Lindsay: Totally responsible for upping our kill count! Lisa: Shared tons of wisdom on all her past Ragnar experiences. Jeni Jo: Stepped in at the last-minute to fill a vacancy and fit right in! Jen: …

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Ragnar Relay Las Vegas 2013 Recap

On November 8-9, 2013 I ran the Ragnar Relay Las Vegas as part of the team My Little Ponies and Holy cow… what an awesome experience! I seriously had so much fun! First, I was extremely worried about this. I was nervous because I was supposed to be running 17.3 …

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Ragnar Relay Las Vegas 2013

Last night I went to the kickoff party for the Ragnar Relay Las Vegas, held in downtown Las Vegas at Zappos HQ. The location was insane… of course, I hate going downtown so that may color my opinion about the spot. But unlike everywhere on The Strip, free parking isn’t …

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Race Report: Ride The Wind 10K

This morning I ran a race. My race started at 7 AM. Things have sure changed since I became a mother. In the past, I probably would have woke up at 4 AM for this, just to stress and fuss over things, making sure I had everything together and that …

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Race Report: XTERRA Trail 10K

Last week I was contacted by Outside Media and asked if I would like to participate in the XTERRA West Championship triathlon or trail race as a sponsored guest of Footbalance. I typically run in fairly minimal shoes (Brooks PureDrift, Altra Intuition) and asked if they still wanted to send …

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Race Report: The Inaugural Zion Half Marathon

On Friday, after wrapping up some meetings for work, my mom, Alexis and I loaded into my car and drove to Springdale, UT so I could participate in the Zion Half Marathon. We stayed at the Bumbleberry Inn in Springdale, a cute little mom-and-pop type place. Interesting note: my husband …

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Race Report: Love on the Run 5k

This morning I got to run Fleet Feet Sports Love on the Run 5K, put on by Elemental Running and Training. I was originally registered for the 10K, but dropped to the 5K for a few reasons: I am a little bit sick with the baby’s cold I knew that …

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Race Report: Commitment Day 5K

After I ended 2012 with a 10K, I started 2013 with a 5K. This time I ran the Commitment Day 5K,  a race produced by Lifetime events that was run all around the country to encourage people to kick off their year with a commitment to a healthier lifestyle. Each …