Spread joy (and cupcakes!)

I've been running up a storm, you guys! As well as occasionally baking on the side. 🙂 I'm very grateful to be staying busy with two of my passions but I do miss the days of blogging in my virtual journal for all to read, encourage, and inspire. Speaking of, I've never been on the …

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Official pacer = a challenge in itself

My pacing partner Rose got me through using my own advice. The Malibu Marathon 2014 was the start of my first official pacing gig...and it couldn't have been the worst and best experience of my life. My interest for pacing grew from a non genuine place in my running heart. "I want to run a …

#FuelYourBetter

Being a Sweat Pink Ambassador, we're given wondrous opportunities to review products that are up-and-coming or have been on the market for a while. I've been so super curious about Vega Sport because it's plant-based and I'm, unfortunately, used to eating (AKA relying on) chemicals out of a bag. My veg/vegan runner friends swear by …

Balloon Lady in Training

For those who know what a Balloon Lady is, beware! For those who don't, she is a sweet lady..who sweeps you if she's about to pass you at runDisney races. Wait, what?! Let me break it down for you: if you ever find yourself at a Disney race and see groups of women holding balloons, …

Only 13 miles to go!

While training for Nike Women's Marathon SF 2013, I encountered an unfortunate injury but did every thing possible to make sure I'd run to the best of my ability come race day. I came, I conquered, and I succeeded..and then my nagging injury gave a big F-U a few days post race. I had another …

Set a personal record or bust!

Being an Ambassador, I'd been promoting Nike Women's Marathon San Francisco for months so I wanted to make race weekend a memorable experience. Since I chose to run the full instead of 13.1 miles, I knew I had to work my butt off and hard to make it an even more memorable experience. Setting a …

“I’ll pace ya.”

I knew my friends were running Long Beach Half Marathon but, for some strange reason, I forgot. This is what happens when you sign up for races like a good habit. 😉 As I was walking towards my corral while putting my ear buds in, I thought about how it was going to be my …