12athon: Month Seven

We’re more than halfway through the 12athon! Today was the hardest 12athon I’ve run yet. There weren’t any particularly gnarly challenges, but this is what the forecast looked like when we headed out: The temperature had gone down about 3 degrees by the time we started, and it was very very cloudy. Almost no direct … More 12athon: Month Seven

12athon: Month Six

Because we’re halfway through the 12athon, and because I wanted a challenge, I decided to tackle Macchu Picchu (Machu Picchu: 12 miles up a hill. Can be the same hill, but the distance you travel downhill to run back up doesn’t count. 24 POINTS), and the Slacker’s 12-Hour Race (Slacker’s 12-Hour Race (AKA The 12 MPH): Run 1 … More 12athon: Month Six

12athon: Month Five

May 12athon started off odd, but was a smashing success! I had planned on doing various different challenges. I was going to attempt the Slacker 12 Hour challenge, the uphill challenge, and was looking for a 3rd. But then I decided to go home for Mother’s Day at the last minute, and forgot my (husband’s) … More 12athon: Month Five

2012: Day One

They say (the ubiquitous they who populate our cultural headspace with legend) that whatever you are doing New Year’s Day is what the rest of your year will be like. In that case, in 2012, I will apparently be rising obscenely early, running, reading funny books, and driving in LA. Woo New Year! My husband … More 2012: Day One