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The 2012 Top Gun Triathlon

The 2012 Top Gun Triathlon

Saturday was quite the early wake up call, with my alarm blaring at 4:30am. Marcus and I had a goal to get out of the house by 5:00am, so we had to be up early! Luckily, most of our things were prepped Friday night for our race on Saturday morning, so we pretty much just […]

Prepping For My First Triathlon

Prepping For My First Triathlon

With everything going on lately, a certain race has definitely crept up on me. And I’m not talking about the Chicago marathon either. Tomorrow is my very first triathlon!! Marcus and I grabbed our race packets last night to avoid the big crowds tonight and tomorrow morning. We presented our id’s and signed our lives […]

My Lululemon Ambassador Photo Shoot

My Lululemon Ambassador Photo Shoot

Remember last month when the lovely Lululemon ladies surprised me by asking me to be their run ambassador?! Well the role of ambassador comes with a stiff requirement…. You have to participate in a photo shoot!! I have been looking forward to this shoot for a few weeks now – pretty much since the day […]

My Favorite Post-Run Stretches

My Favorite Post-Run Stretches

I was able to get in a solid 16 mile long run this weekend – 3 miles alone, 7 with my friend Brooke, 4 with Marcus, and then the last 2 miles alone. I can usually handle marathon training runs by myself in the winter, but the mental strength of the summer calls for back […]

The Non-Tempo Tempo-Run

The Non-Tempo Tempo-Run

Thanks so much for all of your support for Nancy from my last post! She really is that awesome, and now you all know! On a completely different topic, I would love advice from all of you! I woke up Wednesday with a 40 minute tempo run on my schedule. Easy enough – I’ve done […]