2016 Seashore Nature Trail 50k

  This race took place on December 17, 2016 on the trails of First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. This would be my first flat course ultra marathon and the closest trail race from my house, so it was a win-win! This would be my fourth ultra for the year, and the fastest course… More 2016 Seashore Nature Trail 50k

2Toms FootShield

2Toms FootShield – Keep Your Feet Dry! Disclaimer: I received 2Toms FootShield to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. No other compensation was received, and all opinions stated are my own. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! As a member of BibRave Pro,… More 2Toms FootShield

BibRave Pro

In the Spring of 2016, I submitted an application to become a BibRave Pro (ambassador).  After waiting a couple of weeks, I received a very nice email stating I did not meet their social media requirements.  Not to be discouraged, I spent the last year working on my social media accounts in hopes of joining… More BibRave Pro

JFK50 – The Journey of 90,000 Steps

The day finally came to lace up my trail shoes and toe the start line at the 54th Annual JFK 50-mile race – America’s oldest ultramarathon. I had been waiting for over a year to pin the bib to my shorts.  I knew this race would surely test my strength and mental fortitude.  JFK would… More JFK50 – The Journey of 90,000 Steps

LEGEND® Compression Wear – 15% Off

The mission of LEGEND® Compression Wear is to improve the performance of every athlete—from the casual jogger to the competitive triathlete. They have some amazing sports compression socks, sleeves & apparel are designed with you in mind so you can perform at your best.  Their mission is to promote the notion that LEGENDS are created from great people, great… More LEGEND® Compression Wear – 15% Off

Utah Valley Marathon – Giveaway!!!

Are you looking for a fast and scenic marathon?  Try out the Utah Valley Marathon in Provo on June 10, 2017. Reasons to run this course: The Utah Valley Marathon was named a TOP 10 race in America by Runner’s World Magazine in 2014 You will receive a race jacket instead of a shirt –… More Utah Valley Marathon – Giveaway!!!

Medoc Trail Marathon

The Medoc Marathon takes place on the trails at the Medoc Mountain State Park located in Hollister, NC, on the third weekend in October.  After running the local trails here in Newport News, VA, I figured Medoc would be the next logical race in my growing portfolio.  Plus, being held in late October I knew… More Medoc Trail Marathon

Running the Dipsea…Trail

History of the Dipsea  According to dipsea.org, “One summer day in 1904, several members of San Francisco’s venerable Olympic Club set off for the Dipsea Inn, which had just opened on the Pacific Ocean sand spit now called Seadrift. They took the ferry to Sausalito, then the train to their starting point, the depot in… More Running the Dipsea…Trail

Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Report

This race popped up on my radar after I decided to fly across the country to surprise my daughter on her last day of school.  The first thing that came to mind was the weather, which is very different in the northwest.  Shortly after arriving, I realized that I did not pack enough warm clothes… More Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Report

My Big Seattle Adventure

My journey to Seattle began several months ago, I wanted to surprise my daughter – she’s 12.  Since she moved to Washington State five years ago, I have not had an opportunity to visit.  My last attempt ended before it began due to flight cancellations. So, here we are! After flying into SEATAC on Thursday,… More My Big Seattle Adventure