Inspired by my fellow BibRave Ambassador, 'She Runs By the Seashore' Vanessa, I plan to start a monthly blog roundup as a way to keep motivated and document progress, setbacks, and everything in between when it comes to fitness. In spite of (or maybe thanks to) COVID, this year has seen my highest run mileage … Continue reading November Running Roundup: Maintaining pace with a new career
"Disclaimer: I received an entry into Grandma's Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!" As more and more road races were cancelled this year due to COVID-19, I'm sure many of us started to wonder … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Register for Grandma’s Marathon 2021!
You can't accomplish anything without the possibility of failure. ~Lazarus Lake - creator of the world's most difficult ultramarathon I've just spent the last 4 years in the very privileged position as a PhD student in Analytics and Data Science at Kennesaw State University. Today I "defended" my position in the field to earn the … Continue reading Is there a doctor in the house?
Disclaimer: I received my Science In Sport Isotonic gels to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Read to the end for a chance to win a free pack SIS Energy Gels! That's a lot of gel-y goodness! I definitely have … Continue reading BibRave Product Review and GIVEAWAY: Science In Sport Isotonic gels
We just returned from an epic 450 mile week riding the Bike Ride Across Georgia from Ellijay to Darien. As always it was an amazing week and while I'm glad not to be sweating my ass off each night in a tent anymore, I do wish BRAG would never end. There's no better happiness or … Continue reading Summer Sweat Ahead: Fun Sized training and adventures!
I know, it’s been a minute. I ran an epic marathon PR at Vermont City Marathon on Memorial Day weekend and then before I knew it, September rolled around and summer is over. The last few months have been equally challenging and empowering. I’d like to say that I handled it all like the stoic … Continue reading Hello darkness, my old friend…a summer of training and challenges
Yup, it's been a minute. Between finals, holidays, trying to cram in a bunch of CDC work during school break, and one last ditch effort to complete the Yeti Challenge* on New Year's Eve (success!), I just about imploded as Jan 1 rolled around. 2017 was certainly a great year in my book. Another year … Continue reading Whole 30 “appetizer”: 5 tips so you don’t go insane.
So, you thought after I completed the Yeti 100 I'd be done with my "at least a marathon-a-month" challenge? Do you know me at all?? Of course I completed 7 Bridges Marathon as a pacer 2 weeks after Yeti to lock down that October race. This week we're heading into November, which means I'm headed … Continue reading It’s Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon Week!
For the second year in a row Adam and I have joined the Bike Ride Across Georgia, BRAG, an annual weeklong cycling and camping trip with about 100 riders. Last year we started in Atlanta and finished in Savannah. This year we're heading from Athens to Brunswick/St. Simons Island! On Saturday, Adam drove the Subaru … Continue reading Bike Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) Day 1!
As I wait for some large SAS computations, there's no better time for an update. I've done nothing particularly exciting this weekend. I've had the absolute pleasure of following my husband wherever he likes, mostly including a drive to Chattanooga to visit the in-laws, and my awesome brother -in-law and sister-in-law. He deserves more time but … Continue reading It’s not a lazy weekend; it’s just the calm before the storm