Ragnar SoCal 2014: Runner #1 Legs

 Yup, it’s almost time for Ragnar SoCal 2014!  Running this relay with Team Tough Chik has been in the works for a while and it is hard to believe that it is GO TIME! Here’s a look at my legs for Van #1 – Runner #1: Leg #1 (5.9 Miles/Hard – Huntington Beach) Leg #13 ( 11.9 Miles/Very Hard – San Onofre State Beach) Leg #25 (8.10 Miles/Very Hard – South Ponto State beach) Total:  25.9 Beachy Miles No doubt, this {Read More}

Black Friday: Runner Edition

I hope you all had a very Happy Thanksgiving.  With three short weeks until Christmas, I thought I would share a couple of holiday gift ideas for your favorite runner. First up, is the electronic love of my life, the Garmin 610.  Now, this is definitely on the pricey side.  But, you will find it worth the cost once your runner talks about how amazing it is to use for speedwork and races.  Plus, it has a very user friendly touch screen and {Read More}

2014 Team Tough Chik Registration & Giveaway!

2014 Team Tough Chik registration opens TODAY!  This supportive group of runners, bikers, swimmers and all around athletes has become such an amazing part of my life.  When I think of my Toughies, sisterhood, support, guidance, mentorship, friendship, and HARD WORK come to mind!  Toughies come in every shape, size, background and athletic ability.  Being a part of the team is all about knowing that  YOU ARE TOUGH ENOUGH!  Watch this video and I’m pretty sure that you will be {Read More}

Dumbo Double Dare: The Racecation

These days, I often find a race and then build a vacation around it.  That my friends is called a racecation.  Labor Day weekend, Jake and I headed to Disneyland for the inaugural runDisney Dumbo Double Dare Challenge.  The Challenge included a 10k on Saturday followed by the half marathon on Sunday.  Due to work schedules we flew in separately.  I flew in on Thursday since I was running both races and it was really nice to have a bit {Read More}