This past weekend I had the amazing privilege of being a bridesmaid for my oldest friend in the world, Shaolin. We’ve known each other since we were babies when our parents met at my hometown church. My earliest memory of us two was taking swim lessons at the YMCA together – Shaolin was fearless and… Continue reading Wedding weekend in Texas
Between recovering from my half marathon and traveling this past weekend, I didn’t get too much running in the last week. I flew down to Texas on Friday for my very good friend Shao’s wedding, where I was actually in the wedding party! I was hoping to sneak in a few miles between all the… Continue reading Week 10 of marathon training + life comes first
This race completely exceeded my expectations, and I think it’s because I entered it having zero. I signed up for the race 5 days before as a way to liven up my usual long run, and also to hopefully get some motivation for the California International Marathon (CIM) in 4 weeks, and boy did it… Continue reading Golden Gate Half Marathon race recap
On the life front, work is keeping my busy busy and friends are keeping me happy happy. This was one of those weekends that left me recharged mentally/emotionally but completely drained physically…I think running a half marathon may have had something to do with it 😉 Friday: hair cutting party + unexpected night out The… Continue reading Carefree friday + mirror maze triple date + ocean beach picnic
So much to be thankful for this week. On the running front, I spontaneously signed up and ran the Golden Gate Half Marathon yesterday and ended up ringing in a sub-2!!! My heart is so full. I’ll have a full race recap for you guys this week. Trust me, I have a LOT to say… Continue reading My breakthrough run + marathon training week 9
Happy Halloween friends!!! I can’t believe October is coming to a close. I feel like the end of Halloween signals the beginning of holiday season and this year will be over before we know it! Growing up, I was never a huge fan of Halloween, but recently I’ve come to LOVE buying random pieces of… Continue reading Halloweekend 2017!
Let’s talk about running this week. After last week’s debacle of a long run, I made a big effort to power through and run each mile on the plan this week. I’m getting down to the wire (CIM is 5 weeks away!) and knew I couldn’t afford to miss any more long runs. The beginning… Continue reading The best and worst runs yet + week 8 of marathon training