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Quotable

Quotable

Running isn’t a sport for pretty boys It’s about the sweat in your hair and the blisters on your feet.  It’s about throbbing calves and cramps at midnight that are strong enough to wake the dead. It’s about getting out the door and running when the rest of the world...
If You Don’t Use It, You’ll Lose It

If You Don’t Use It, You’ll Lose It

The Temporary Loss of My Mojo It the pavement today with Miss Melody and I must say those 3 miles took the life out of me. Despite the fact that it was one of my fastest 5k paces it was indeed a struggle. So while I certainly felt like I lost my mojo the reality is I...
Big Race This Weekend

Big Race This Weekend

I’ll be running the Aramco Half Marathon this weekend January 19, 2015 and would love for you to join me from the comfort of your home.   Check out the 2015 Cheveron Tab above for more information about how to download the app and track my run this Sunday!...
Why Run: 4 Letters to My Five Mile Race

Why Run: 4 Letters to My Five Mile Race

  Yesterday I ran the Alaina Dixon 5 Miler Labor Day Race.  While I was pushing through the Houston heat and humidity I wrote a few mental letters in my head. I thought I’d share some of my race day wisdom with you all. Enjoy Take heed. Share in my joy,...
Fitness vs. Food

Fitness vs. Food

     vs.   So I have this deep appreciation for snow crab, but they are usually no fun to eat alone. A batch of well seasoned snow crabs and a friend or two, or three is always a recipe for greatness! If you have seen my previous post you’ll...
The Five Finger Fiasco

The Five Finger Fiasco

          As many of you know, I faithfully wear the Vibram USA running shoes(see above).   Recently Vibram USA has been sued for making false claims about the benefits of the shoe. They settled for 3.5 million dollars in a class action...
Race #4 of #14

Race #4 of #14

Its was a beautiful day for a 5k! Today was the 4th race of my 14 for 2014. The goal is to complete 14 different races in 2014. Running for a cause is so fulfilling. Sprint for Life is raising funds to cure Ovarian Cancer. Cancer really sucks and if me running a race...
This Comfy Bed

This Comfy Bed

  5 am run in the books for today. My goal is to make this a morning ritual. In my last post I discussed getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. Stretching out of our comfort zone is like working out a muscle. Its a difficult task in the beginning, but the...