Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

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

I Am a Medical Miracle

I know, you’ve all been wondering. Where have you been? What have you been doing?? Are you dead??? I’m happy to report I’m not dead. It’s almost worse than that. … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 4 Comments

My Probably Controversial Opinion on the Cancellation of the 2012 NYC Marathon

If you run, follow running, or listen to news at all, by know you know that the sh*t hit the fan of the running world late this afternoon as city … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Chicago 2012: The Non-Race Report

The 2012 Chicago Marathon was hands down the best marathon I ever ran. It wasn’t the first, or the fastest, or even the one that I had the most support … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · Leave a 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

A Season of Change is Upon Us

I was having a good run there, blogging-wise. I wasn’t quite at pro-level posting frequency, but then again, no one’s paying me to do this. (Alas.) But, for a couple … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Olympic Spirit and Olympic Egos

It’s the final day of the Olympics, and I’m already moving into a period of misty-eyed nostalgia. If you haven’t noticed, I’m a bit of an Olympics freak. I love … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · 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

Dear Michael

I know, I know, the whole open letter style blog post is totally overused and cliched. I also know that I just veered away from running two posts ago, and … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 4 Comments