Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013: My Year of Running #yearofrunning13

Time for the obligatory year in review post.  Ms. Zippy started #yearofrunning13 this year, so I thought I’d give it a go from my first real year of racing. Best race experience? By far the Rock n’Roll NOLA half relay that I … Continue reading

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My New Toy

Last year Mark got tired of me constantly asking “How much furrrrtherrrrr” and bought me the Garmin 410.  And I was in LUUUVVVV!  It told me how fast I was running, how fast I just ran, how far I had … Continue reading

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I Knew I Was Slow, But…

In a vane attempt to get a higher corral placement for the Wine and Dine Half, Mark and I decided to get in a little more local race experience and signed up for the Senior Bowl Charity 10K a week … Continue reading

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Tower of Terror 10-Miler 2013

Mark and I trained all summer for the Tower of Terror 10-Miler. It was our longest distance race ever, and, let’s face it, we did it for the medal.  My sister tagged along for the weekend.  She’s a much faster … Continue reading

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Joining the Who Dat Nation

Having never seen an NFL game in person, I talked Mark into getting tickets to a New Orleans Saints game.   It’s only a two hour drive for us, but we spent the night anyway. It was initially supposed to … Continue reading

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New Gear is the Best!

So what’s the best thing to do when you can’t run?  Buy running gear, of course!  Over the past couple of weeks I’ve added to the ol’ gear collection because, hey, I need to treat myself, right? I mean, I’m … Continue reading

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Wine and Dine Half Marathon 2013 Part 2

See part 1 here. Finally, 22 minutes after the first corral gun went off, it was our turn.  I was strangely calm and excited when our fireworks went off.  Our strategy was to run for the first 3 minutes until … Continue reading

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