A native Seattleite, now living in Portland, who loves travel, photos, and running. Oh yes, and Disney!
LIfe in Pictures
Hello dear readers! My poor neglected blog. Just when I think life can’t get more busy, the busy turns up a notch. Although it is promising to be a slightly less chaotic summer. Hallelujah! Since I’m turning a very scary … Continue reading
In continuing with my pattern of 6 miles followed by a half, I signed up for the 10K portion of the Halloweenathon (they also offered a 5K as well as a 15K option). It was not super far from my … Continue reading
Going into Paris, I knew I had Portland (Half) Marathon and Wine & Dine on the horizon, equating to 3 half marathons in 7 weeks. But the more important question was how to stay somewhat “trained” without getting completely burned … Continue reading
When I looked at the calendar and realized how close the Disneyland Paris Half was to the Portland Half, I knew it was meant to be! Plus this was going to be my PR attempt. However, since I got back from Paris … Continue reading
You know what helps my motivation? Races. I was looking at the 12 miler on my calendar for this weekend and suffering from a lack of motivation. I had seen fliers for the Hop Hop Half, but hadn’t really given … Continue reading
While Disney races are still the clear winner in early morning wake-ups, having a race the morning of daylight savings falls into the “what was I thinking, this is really early” category. I’m not a huge fan of daylight savings, … Continue reading