Racing Sunrise at Zion National Park

Jumping in place to stay warm, the early morning darkness surrounded us. But the buzz of 1,500 other runners heated the start line. And with the first ray of day, we were off! Running through the rolling desert hills of southwest Utah to the heavenly oasis of Zion National Park.   With very little trainingContinue reading “Racing Sunrise at Zion National Park”

Running the Eugene Marathon Half

Last Sunday all of my hard training came together as I crossed the finish line at Hayward field for the Eugene Marathon half. After 13.1 miles I was exhilarated to have finished my first race in 02:27:48. My legs were a tad tired – my hips started hurting around mile 12 – but otherwise IContinue reading “Running the Eugene Marathon Half”

18. Track, The Oregon Twilight

Another item to check off of the Eugene bucket list! On Friday, May 6, community members, track elite, and kids participated in the Oregon Twilight at Hayward Field and where was I? – right in the middle of the crowd cheering them on. Bringing students from middle school through college from across the United StatesContinue reading “18. Track, The Oregon Twilight”