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August Mileage...I Finally Did It!!!

So you are probably wondering what I did? Well…keep reading.

As you know I’ve been training for my second half marathon coming up in October. The Valley Harvest Marathon which is about 15 minutes from my house :) AND, the event is on {the Canadian} Thanksgiving Weekend. 210 more words


My First 100: Cascade Crest

I wake up in the middle of the night to the intense roaring of a train. Mid-dream, I feel like I’m the protagonist of an action-adventure movie, until I realize, o… 2,168 more words

Race Recap: The Reston Bike Club Century

Today I finally rode over 100 miles.

Today I got pushed up hills like a baby by my awesome and wicked strong rider dad.

Today I rode in my first organized ride. 920 more words

What Can Happen in 100 Miles?

On the 13th of August 2014, I ran up the pavement and across the parking lot to my apartment door covered completely in sweat with knees starting to buckle. 739 more words


Running the Road to Greatness

It takes a special kind of person to set a goal that involves running 100 miles straight, starting at over 10,000 feet in elevation and following a trail that winds up and over passes and through forests, valleys and rivers. 465 more words

Running Experiences

Ride London 2014

Ride London 2014 – the most fun I’ve ever had in the rain!

On Friday Martyn and I headed off to London ready for the Ride 100 on Sunday.The weather was not looking promising, with thunderstorms and gusty winds forecast due to tropical storm Bertha. 845 more words


The South Downs Way - Solo and Unsupported

“Are you going away for the weekend?” is the question my boss asks me when I put in a last-minute request to take Friday off. The conversation that follows is another one of those that is met with the usual head-shaking and looks of disbelief, one of these days I really must stop telling people who don’t live and breath this lifestyle what I do at the weekends. 3,055 more words