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



Volunteering at NFEC in Marin Headlands

I volunteered at the North Face Endurance 50 mile/ 50k race in Marin Headlands today, since I am not in training mode at this time.  I like working at the Tennessee Valley aid station because it is visited by runners a few times.  I have a few friends who ran this race so I looked



Javelina Jundred – First 100-mile Attempt

I did not get a buckle today.  In summary, I did not finish my first #javelinajundred because I decided to drop the race after 95 miles, I didn’t even make it to the next aid station (1.5 mile where we were at that point).  I sat on the side of the trail, my pacer tried



Skyline to the sea marathon – last long run before Javelina!

I signed up for Skyline to the Sea Marathon because 1) it is simply beautiful down at Saratoga gap, Big Basin and all the way down to the beach, and 2) I needed my last long training run/race before Javelina. It was a hot day but most of the course was shaded with trees, so this helped



Why do I want to run a hundred miles?

People think I am crazy when I run my ultra-races, my colleagues and non-runner friends do not understand why I do this.  I run because it gives me time to reflect and listen to my thoughts, especially when I run alone.  It also helps me connect with like-minded people when I run in a group,