Austin Marathon 2007
I woke up at 4:00 AM Sunday morning to put some food down and have it start digesting before the race started at 7:00 AM. It was about 35 degrees outside. Had some oatmeal, a banana, a Clif bar, and a yogurt smoothie. Put on my running clothes, strapped on my new ankle brace for my tendonitis, ...
Feb 18, 2007
Austin Distance Challenge
So after a major injury, a weird last semester of college, and a stressful summer of looking for a job, I've settled into a lifestyle routine again. Teaching turns out to be time-consuming, more than I thought it would be, but what helps my running schedule is that it's predictable; I have abou...
Oct 01, 2008
Uptown Classic 10K
Heading into the 10K I was still unsure of everything. I didn't know where I stood compared to my competition. I didn't know how fast I could really run a 10K if I tried. I didn't know how to pace for one either. And my left achilles tendon had been bothering me the week before (yeah, THAT tend...
Oct 19, 2008
Run for the Water 10-Miler
I woke up on a cold morning at 5:30 AM to shove down a banana and Clif bar, then quaff some orange juice and Cytomax, hopefully ahead of time enough to have them settle in my stomach before the race. I put on some wind pants and a jacket, then headed out the door with Peyton as my trusty driver...
Nov 09, 2008