team bright pink

well…when life gives you lemons, you make some lemonade. and that’s exactly what i did after the lotto entry results for the 2018 chicago marathon. if you read my post right after i found out i didn’t get selected, you may have seen that i am a firm believer of โ€œthings happening for a reason,โ€…

lottery results…

…and unfortunately, i wasn’t selected this go around for the 2018 chicago marathon. i am not going to lie, it definitely stinks especially since i was fully prepared mentally to tackle a marathon next year. between all of the emotions that i had leading up to receiving the results email and seeing everyone’s posts with…

it’s finally winter…

…well at least a for a few days! and i definitely took advantage of the weather yesterday to go for a nice quick run. i honestly LOVE running in cold weather, and this was definitely a great treat for us floridians who are used to running in hot and humid weather quite often. and funny…

ouc 2018, what?!

so, i did a thing and already signed up for a race in DECEMBER of next year! yep, you heard me december. but i couldn’t pass up the deal to run during the ouc half marathon weekend again. now i decided to opt for the 5k option next year instead of the half marathon, especially…

#ouchalf recap

whoa guys, i can’t believe i am saying this but i have officially finished five (i repeat, 5) half marathons this year. my 2017 goal is finally complete?! it seriously has felt like a long time coming until i could reach this goal…but I DID IT! with that being said, it definitely didn’t come without…

t-1 week to #ouchalf

holy smokes, i can’t believe orlando’s hometown half marathon is only a week away! this race has definitely snuck up on me, but alas it is almost here. thankfully yesterday, i was able to get in a good 5 mile run to get prepared…and trust me, after the holiday i was extremely impressed that even…

back at it…

well, if today’s run could have a theme it would be “clear your mind.” over the past few weeks, so many things have been going through my brain…all summing up to that key phrase, “am i doing enough?” or “am i enough?” this is something that i think about a lot, and i think it’s…

#ucanfinish 2017

another race has come and gone. it always amazes me how quickly those days go by…and then it’s on to the next race to train for. and this past weekend was yet another great race from track shack. i still can’t believe that we are half way through the running series. unfortunately, my sickness from…

it’s finally fall…

for probably only a few days, but hey?! i will take it. and with cooler temperatures FINALLY comes running in cooler weather. it’s about time. it’s amazing how big of a difference 20 degrees makes during a run – if only every day was like this. and while i didn’t plan a very long run,…

t-1 week #ucanfinish

oh man, i can’t believe there is only 1 more week until the u can finish 5 mile and 2 mile race. and am i behind on some training?! it’s amazing how crazy work weeks and traveling can really set you behind a bit. but with that being said, i was able to get out…