Getting Back to Running

Getting Back to Running

After running the Boston Marathon I took a break from running. I stoped the first two weeks to let my body recover, then I got really busy with work and then I just never made the effort to put the shoelaces back on...sad, I know. I ran maybe three times a week and really just [...]

Giant Race- San Francisco 10K

Another year, another race....this time it's a 10K in San Francisco. The Giants Race is one of my  favorite races because (1) it's an excuse for me to visit my favorite sports team stadium and (2) the finish line is actually inside AT&T! You can read more about my previous Giant Race's through the links [...]

Bay to Breakers

Location: San Francisco, California – Distance: 7.47 miles Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017 – Weather: ° Start elevation: 67 ′ Elevation Gain:  346′ - Max Elevation:  294 ′  I can't believe I've never participated in Bay to Breakers before. I've seen pictures and heard the crazy stories, but I've never experienced it until now. This past Sunday I finally [...]

Track Pyramid Workout

This is a fun and yet very challenging track interval workout. Remember my 5 Mile Track Pyramid, the one I complained about on my last running log, well this is it! During this workout you progressively increase and then decrease the distance of the intervals during the workout. You run the intervals at a pace [...]

Energy Bites

Easy - 10 minutes - Gluten Free Here is a snack that passes as healthy and tastes good enough that it could replace your dessert! These Energy Bites are quick and easy – and they require no cooking or baking. They're so addictive and they really  do taste like a treat. They make for a great snack and I love [...]

What’s in My Gym Bag

As I'm spending more time running outside and not in the gym, I've been working on perfecting my gym bag. I'll pack all my gym bag necessities the night before so I'm not in a rush in the morning as I'm getting ready for work. Here’s an idea of what I pack: Extra socks, sports [...]

Running Log Week 1

This week my biggest challenge was the rain. I haven't ever liked running in the rain, but this week I decided to go for it. I now hate running on the treadmill and would 100% prefer to run outside, even in the pouring rain. Total Weekly Mileage: 17 Tuesday: Mileage: 4 miles Time: 46:41 Course: Baylands Feelings: Rough Run, [...]