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The Super Run 5k While 5 Months Pregnant

The Super Run 5k While 5 Months Pregnant

Races have always been a big fitness motivator for me. There is something about the anticipation, the eustress of putting in your best effort, and the runner’s high you get from crossing the finish line. I signed up to do my second 5k (The Super Run 5k) a couple of weeks ago and looked forward to this themed race. We each got a free super hero cape at bib pick-up instead of the standard t-shirt which was awesome because I already…

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Europe Adventure & Catching Up

Europe Adventure & Catching Up

We’ve been in California for a whole year now! Since moving here we’ve snowboarded in Lake Tahoe, visited Santa Cruz, wine and champagne tasted in Anderson Valley, Kayaked in the Pacific Ocean, gone trail running, stayed in Monterrey and went to Carmel for Big Sur Half, and been to San Francisco several times. Even with all this, there is so much more to see that I feel like we have barely scratched the surface of this incredibly beautiful State. Next…

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Quicksilver Trail Challenge – My First Trail Race

Quicksilver Trail Challenge – My First Trail Race

I’ve been fascinated yet hesitant of trail races ever since I heard about them while living in Florida. My only experience of running off terrain was in the UNF woods with a running group friend. My first jaunt on uneven ground was exhausting and shaky. It’s a whole different ball field when you’re dealing with obstacles like rocks, sticks, and slippery dirt (especially when flying down hill but more on that later.) When I chose the Quicksilver Trail Challenge I…

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