Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Category Archives: races

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

Confession: I Kind of Suck at Running

I promise I’m not trying to bring you down on your holiday weekend! Nor am I fishing for a flood of, “What?? You’re amazing!” messages to boost my ego. (Not … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Deep Thoughts, by RunFiestaGal

Am I dating myself? It just occurred to me that I haven’t seen a “Deep Thoughts” segment on Saturday Night Live in a while, so I decided I better check … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Spending Problem: Runner Style

I have many friends (all of whom shall remain nameless, to protect the guilty from their significant others) who love to shop. I’m not saying they have spending problems, per … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Rookie Tri 2013: Swim

Well folks, clearly it’s taking me forever to get this race report written, so I’m going to play a mental trick on myself and say I only have to document one … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 Rookie Tri – The Pre-Race Report

I know, I know, there’s nothing in the world more annoying than a runner — especially a blogging runner — who decides to take up triathlon. First, they start talking … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tri-ing Something New

Have you ever experienced the high of having just registered for a race?  You know, when all you see before you are possibilities? You’ll be carried by the cheers of … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment