Category Archives: Portland

2017 Shamrock 15K

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

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2016 Halloweenathon 10K

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

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2016 Run Like Hell Half

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

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2016 Portland Half Marathon

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

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2016 Hop Hop Half

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

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2016 Shamrock 15K

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

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Hello Portland

Once upon a time (my favorite way to start any story) I moved to Portland.  Or, you know, two months ago.  What, two months already?  I know, I can’t believe it either! Initially I was in corporate housing.  And I … Continue reading

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