Category: Race Reports

#LimitlessChallenge Virtual Racing: 1 week of Vertical Climbing

Yesterday, I completed the #LimitlessChallenge.  This was a week-long vertical challenge endurance adventure, ran by Aravaipa Running / Run Steep Get High team in Arizona.  For 7 days, participants test their limits by reaching any of the 6 levels of heights, representing the elevation of different mountains (and the Empire State Bldg, for Level1).  You

Yeti Ultra 24-Hour Challenge (A Virtual Race)

I finished my #YetiUltra24HourChallenge today! I haven’t done something like this format before. The challenge involves running 5 miles every 4 hours for 24 hours. Your route, your start time.  It’s a virtual race given we are currently in a pandemic and all races have been canceled at least through July. I met some Yeti

LA Marathon 2020

About less than a month after my first 100-mile race, I participated in another race at L.A. Marathon!  It was different this year, I opted for a slow run, doing a food and drink tour with my sister and her friends. We were afraid that the race might get canceled given the start of Coronavirus

Jackpot Ultra Running Festival

I got a buckle! I finished my first 100-mile race at Jackpot Ultrarunning Festival. I registered for the 48-hour race with a goal of finishing 100 miles since I did not finish Javelina back in October.  This is a flat 2.5 mile course in a park in Henderson, NV (near Las Vegas), on part paved,

Miles for Maria – Running in Peachtree Country Georgia

I am in Atlanta, GA for a business trip for 2 weeks, so I visited my sister and her husband over the weekend while here.  I found a local trail race near my sister’s place, so I decided to register for the 3-hour timed race, while my sis joined me by doing the 1 hour