I woke up the morning of the Griffith Park Trail Half Marathon and burst into tears. Let me back up. For about 3 weeks before the race, my husband and I had been working on moving to our new apartment. This entailed not only packing, which was difficult since I had a new job and … More Race Recap: Griffith Park Trail Half Marathon
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
We started the morning at 6:20, since we were staying in Escondido and didn’t have to drive all the way down from LA. The morning was cold, I hadn’t slept well, and I did NOT want to get out of bed. Or get dressed. Or run a race. We grabbed our go cups of coffee … More Race Recap: King of the Hill 2012 – Mount Woodson
It’s been awhile…I’d use the excuse that life got crazy except it isn’t true. I stopped writing because life got boring, and it’s just now getting crazy again. I have officially begun grad school. The first week just ended. And let me just say, this is the first time in my life that I have … More Where to start?
Lesson number one: When hiking in summer, especially on a trail that ascends close to 800 feet very quickly, you should always bring water. Otherwise, you may feel slightly less than optimal. This was me about halfway through our hike. Contrast that with a picture of Leo…. Who appears to still be able to stand … More Hiking in SoCal
We had a fantastic 4th of July holiday. Our new mission is to go on a hike every Sunday, since our surrounding area has a lot of natural canyons and large hills (some would call them mountains, but I think they’d be mistaken about that). We did a 5 mile loop that went up to … More Community