Category Archives: Race Recaps

The race that kicked my patoot

So this past weekend, on what could be described as a total “whim,” I ran a local race in my town that was technically a “6K.” The Rice Lake Classic 3.7 miler is held every year during our town’s local … Continue reading

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When your PR really kinda isn’t your PR, but yet it is…confusing? Read more.

So I lied. In my last post I wrote about a PR not being attainable unless a miracle of epic proportions occurred during my 10-mile race this past weekend. I knew it was possible, but only if I didn’t stop … Continue reading

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I ran, I lost my mind, I may have puked, but I conquered

First off…let’s just start right out of the gate with this picture… Goofballs. L-Jo (the BFF, for those of you just joining my blog), and I are going to blame this insanity on the fact that we had to be … Continue reading

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Blessings come in many different shapes & sizes

this one came in the form of 13.1 miles. If you haven’t been brought up to speed on my mindset regarding this 2nd half marathon, you should probably start by reading this entry first. Caught up? Ok. Good. My hubby … Continue reading

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It’s no use cryin over spilled milk

I had the wonderful opportunity to participate in our local Women Run the Cities event at Minnehaha Park yesterday morning.  ESPN has named this race one of the Top 5 Best Races in the Country for women. I had this … Continue reading

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I think I jinxed us

I should NEVER have written THIS POST. My poor hubby, who has spent all summer getting ready to run his first 5K, despite hating every second of it, came down with this insane illness last Thursday (that I will spare … Continue reading

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Pre & Post-race and ATMs installed in horse trailers – SAY WHAT?!?!

I apologize, my friends. I promised this pre and post-race blog several days ago. You have to forgive me. I went back to work this week and my mom is coming to visit up from FL next weekend, so any … Continue reading

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Fargo, how I love thee

There is going to HAVE to be 2 separate posts on this past weekend. Since I know ya’ll are waiting for my race recap, we’ll start there. I’ll touch on the expo and post-race activities tomorrow. But for now…I bring … Continue reading

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The One that Got Away…

This past race weekend ended up being tougher than I could have imagined, but I was thankful for the time with friends; despite my near hypothermic experience. Friday afternoon L-Jo and I headed out to packet pick-up at Minnehaha Park. … Continue reading

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Remember that race that was supposed to be “light and fluffy?” Yeah…so…about that…

Saturday I took part in the Goldy’s Run 5K sponsored by the University of Minnesota and proceeds went to the new Amplatz Children’s Hospital. I was supposed to use this race as a lighter training run as my long run … Continue reading

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