The Road to Western States (5/6); May is Moving Month!

In more ways that one, geeze! These past 6 weeks (yes I know May is only 4 weeks long, but this whole side project started in mid April) have been the MOST stressful 6 weeks of my entire life. In a good way, yes. But STRESSFUL none-the-less. Mid April we put in an offer on…

The road to Western States (half way baby!)

March Oh March…march madness…of running, weather, mud, fun, and friends! They say the 3rd time’s a charm, well in this journey…the 3rd month has been the charm. Sure January was fun, the hype and excitement of starting a new training cycle. February was a bit of “seriously, I’m doing this again?” and “why can’t we…

The road to Western States!! (Part duex)

February has come and gone and honestly…. I’m happy to see it go. First half was a tough go, lots more weather…not a lot of sunshine…and oh so many road miles. My body has been hurting, my Vitamin D levels have been low, and I seemingly had zero motivation for running. Thankfully I’ve got an…

The road to Western States starts here! (part 1/6)

Contemplating the enormity of making a dream come true, I want to keep some thoughts and experiences close to the forefront of my mind and hopefully share and inspire someone else to follow their dreams. The road to this dream started about 8 or 9 years ago, over weight, out of shape, unhappy with my…