Saturday was finally here. Carrabba's relay race was scheduled to begin at 7:30 am. I prepared the night before... We made sure to get there on time. Not long after our team came together. Our goal was 3rd or better. I was running the anchor while Blanca was running the third leg. We had a … Continue reading Race,run and run some more.
We had an early start to Saturday morning. Our drive to the Fit Pass Dash 5k was not long but parking was limited. We arrived just in time to grab a spot. We made our way to meet with friends. After a couple of speakers the race began. About 85% of the race was trail … Continue reading June. Race recap and more.
A couple years back I was sitting at the Rock n Roll expo. If I remember correctly both Blanca and I were listening to Josh Cox. (American Record 50K) The floor was open for questions. After having answered a few, a spectator asked,"what is one useful tip?" His answer was simple yet impactful. From that … Continue reading Simple yet impactful. Tip #1
Last week ended on a high note. Everything was looking great. Late Saturday night I found out I would be competing in the first out of four races for the SA Summer youth series. At the starting line I already knew this would not be a great run for me. I was right. After having … Continue reading Slow start to June.
Monday morning was the beginning of a new chapter in my life. By the grace of God, I began my new job. For those who do not know I was unemployed for some time. My wife and I are very grateful for the support we have received from family and friends. For those of you … Continue reading May is ending. Training continues.
I really desired to stay the night after having run Beach to Bay. Unfortunately, that was not an option. We had to get home and get some rest. Sunday morning I had a race. The Barbacoa and Big Red 5K had arrived. I try to approach every 5K the same. Run to win. That is … Continue reading The Race after the race
My job on Friday was to make sure I had everything prepared for our trip to Corpus Christi. Blanca packed the night before and had left for work. Cleaning around the house I receive a message saying that she would be free after the staff meeting. Departure dropped from 5:30ish to 3pm. We were to … Continue reading A first for us.