So. My big race is tomorrow…Mountain Mist 50K. Not the longest I’ve ever run…time or distance…but the hardest race I’ll have ever run. This is the only race I’ve done that I’ve had to qualify for…the only race that has challenging time limits…the only race that I have several places along the course where I … Continue reading The Dirtiest Support Group You’ll Ever Find.
I was talking to a friend the morning of Donnie’s Ironman and she was telling me about her friend that was racing that day. Chattanooga was his second attempt because his first attempt had been in Louisville (maybe the year before?) but he didn’t finish because someone sabotaged the race by throwing oil and tacks … Continue reading Race Sabotaging: Something That Actually Happens.
Dear E, I know you hate that B&W picture from that collage. But I love it. And I’m the one making what you call a “white-girl collage,” so I get to pick my favorite photos. You are now older than I was on the day I gave birth to you. I have officially been a … Continue reading 20.
I had a dinner meeting last night at a restaurant I’d never been to in a part of town I’m not familiar with. I knew Donnie knew where the place was so I asked him. He was able to easily tell me where it was as it related to a job I used to have, … Continue reading The One Where You See I’m Not Exaggerating My Driving/Parking Anxieties
My friend Chelsea and I organize a “No Runner Left Behind” trail running group on Sundays locally and this week? We had, like a million people show up. Okay, maybe not a million, but it felt like it. Here is a picture of our group running through the woods. Do you see all the color … Continue reading Trail Running, Scary Emails, and Prayers for Groins…The Usual.