Wildflower

Wildflower

Feb 28

I suppose it was inevitable.  I finally caved and signed up for the long course at Wildflower.  I knew it was going to happen, it was just a question of when.  After heading up to Paso Robles two weekends ago to preview the course, the decision was made, and redemption will be mine. Last year I raced at Wildflower, racing both the long course and the Olympic distance.  I had a perfectly good...

Redondo Beach 10k Playlist

Redondo Beach 10k Playlist

Feb 21

Here are the tracks I was bumping during the Redondo Beach 10k.  ’Bangarang’ came on somewhere around mile 3-4 and got me PUMPED. Skrillex – Rock N’ Roll (Will Take You To The Mountain) Digitalism – Circles Justice – Audio, Video, Disco Janelle Monae – Tightrope – Feat. Big Boi Haley – This Is How It Goes (Kaskade’s Grand Club...

Redondo Beach Superbowl 10k

Redondo Beach Superbowl 10k

Feb 17

I raced for the first time this season on Superbowl Sunday, and what a race it was!  I FINALLY cracked the 50:00 mark for a 10k, something I haven’t done in over 15 years!  Despite being able to run a 40:00 back in the day, I consider the 49:11 I ran at this race a PR for me.   I consider my cross country days a different lifetime, and anything I did back then doesn’t count IMO. It...

Chi-Town!!!!

Chi-Town!!!!

Feb 01

Just when I thought my 2012 race plans were set in stone (with the exception of the unknown that is the New York City Marathon lottery), a friend of mine had to go and say the word “Chicago” to me several weeks back.  In an instant, everything changed. Chicago is a place I haven’t been to in a long, long time.  Its been on my list of places to visit, but over the years my...