Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

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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 and 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

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

Top 10 Reasons You Should Join My Group

If you follow me/Rogue on Facebook or Twitter, you may have heard the big news. Starting December 10th, I’ll be coaching my own training group in Cedar Park! I am … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

American Airlines to Chicago

I’m writing you now from an upper floor of the John Hancock Building, surrounded by pictures of my 4-year-old self, and bathing in the glow of a neon sculpture lamp. … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

StrengthsFinder 2.0

Seeing as this is a running blog, I don’t spend a whole lot of time talking about my day job. (Except that time they paid my entry for the Capitol … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Far We’ve Come

It’s the 4th of July holiday here in the US, and The Firm (which I’ve decided is a fun thing to call the company Handsome J and I work for, … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · 2 Comments