I Ran

My nonchalant approach to race day was not as it was last year. February 2016 I made the jump to join the millions of running event runners.  With emotions, thoughts and concerns running ramped throughout my brain, I signed up for my first running event.  Knowing I could finish the 5K, I input my credit card number and … More I Ran

Beat The Bus

Google maps, click.  Washington, click. Seattle, click.  Metropolitan area, zoom! With the general area where to detour and extend a route, I zoom in to survey the streets in map and satellite modes.  Exploring the streets, neighborhoods and calculating the miles through updated stills before ever setting foot on the ground has become this runner’s bff. Shortly after … More Beat The Bus

Bust A Run

untz untz untz untz!!!!… The fog has long lifted and an airy haze lingers in the distance as the sky swells in an ombre wave of yellow, orange, pink and blue.  It’s a chilled crisp morning airflow that slightly numbs phantom pains and energizes my core. The rhythm, the beat and the intensity find way to my legs and seep deep under … More Bust A Run

Why Run?

Why run?… Growing up, my father was an avid runner.  A couple of times I attempted to join him on his runs… what was he thinking?… soreness, sweat, lack of breath… this sucks! After having a child, I was my heaviest ever, 172 pounds.  Before you scoff, keep in mind that I am under 5 feet tall. … More Why Run?