Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Category Archives: PR

Chicago 2013: Bad Dreams and Good Racing

The night before the Chicago Marathon, I had multiple nightmares. There was of course the “I have a calculus final and I don’t know calculus” one that I have at … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Time Trial Time

I know you’ve been on pins and needles all week, just wondering: How did Chris do in her 2-mile time trial?? Wait, what? You didn’t know I had a time trial … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Accidental PR

I know I’m getting lazy about keeping up with the blog when I can immediately follow one race report with another. But, here we are. I signed up for the … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Woe to the Finish-Line Video

Can someone tell me when, exactly, finish-line videos became “the thing”? I feel like I’ve missed quite a few American cultural moments being in Europe – Charlie Sheen’s meltdown, Sarah … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · 1 Comment

Race Report: Düsseldorf Marathon 2011

A week ago at this time, I was sitting at an outdoor cafe in Aachen, eating a giant bowl of spätzle, wearing a skirt, and wondering if I’d ever be … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · 5 Comments

Race Report: DVV Antwerp 10 Miles

I think it’s fair to say I’ve gotten a little too comfortable with the idea of living in Europe. I don’t mean that in the “I want to stay here … Continue reading

April 25, 2011 · 5 Comments

5K PR, 5K PR, 5K PR…

If you’re a Facebook friend or have otherwise come within 500 feet of me in the last 3 days, you probably already know that on Thursday evening, I beat my … Continue reading

August 8, 2010 · 4 Comments