Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

A Definitive Chicago Marathon Course Guide

A little less than a month from today, I’ll be toeing the line for my 6th consecutive Chicago Marathon. Through injury, marriage, an international move, job gains and job losses, since 2010, this … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 12 Comments

The Unthinkable

There’s a reason I’m writing this post now, and it has little to do with a sudden longing for the good old days of a semi-popular blog. Although…I did just apply … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t Do Spin Before a Long Run

Sometimes, when we’re new at things, it’s easy to fantasize about how much better we’ll get over time. How much we’ll learn, how all the things that seem so mystifying … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Don’t Forget to Do What You’re Good At

WordPress looks totally different. Seriously: Absolutely nothing like I remember it. I even went through the whole, “Wait, what’s the difference between wordpress.com and wordpress.org again?” conundrum. (Although I continue … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 7 Comments

The Slowest Girl on the Floor

Something funny has happened since I started working at Rogue. I’ve gotten a whole lot…cooler. If I walk around Austin in my “Rogue Coach” jacket, random people want to talk … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

What’s the BEST Running Shoe?

There’s no lack of irony to the fact that one of my most-popular (and most spammed) blog posts of all time was a rant about how shoe reviews are boring … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

That Time I Went to A Writing Workshop

If you were judging by the activity on this blog, you would probably assume I haven’t written a word in 6 months. And you would be wrong! Ha! I’ve written, … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 4 Comments