May 26, 2020

A lot of you know that I've made a big dent in the 50 state 1/2 marathon challenge...but...CORONAVIRUS has derailed most of my races for 2020.  All is not lost...I will continue the challenge but unless there is a quick act of God, or I win the lottery, I won't reach m...

October 21, 2019

So...some of you know I'm running a 1/2 marathon in all 50 states and I have currently completed 43 states, I started on my 51st birthday on April 6, 2013 (Wisconsin...it's close).  My plan is to pare down my journal of the races and share some fun details with those o...

September 21, 2019

YES!!!  This is a high altitude state, but…for the first time, I had made a plan and I have been working the plan HARD and hoping to turn around my altitude issues on this race.  I listen to podcasts and read some blogs about running…I’ll admit…I don’t do this a ton be...

July 6, 2019

When I was a teenager, I took a road trip with a school friend and one of the places that we went through on our way back from California was Montana.  Ever since that trip, 40 years ago, I have dreamed of going back.  The state is the 4th largest in the USA, but it bo...

May 18, 2019

Finally, a half marathon race!  If you are following this blog, the last half marathon was in February 2018…too long ago FOR SURE!  I am working on a big project at work and didn’t have the time to make the arrangements, so Brian stepped up and did it for me.  I just s...

April 7, 2019

Well, I had been looking at this race online for a couple of months; I kept saying to myself “gotta sign up for that”…and I forgot.  Then I woke up on that morning early and was thinking that there was something that I should have been doing…and then it hit me…THE RACE...

September 29, 2018

As you all know, the quest for a ½ Marathon in every State continues.  2017 ended badly with the loss of my husband’s horse, Darby and 2018 started out with some curve balls thrown our way, so after the February race in Arizona, my husband, and I decided that we had to...

April 8, 2018

Of course I have been looking forward to the Championship, let’s not get too carried away.  This event is the efforts of Brian Thomas and Kenosha Running Company and ALL of his events are low key, no pressure, FUN is the only rule when running a Brian Thomas event!!!...

March 11, 2018

Canine cross-country makes me happy!!!  But…more importantly…it makes my dog, Trixie, Happy!!!  This event was run by the same running store (Kenosha Running Company) the owner is a guy named Brian and he puts on a really nice event!  I have run a lot of races in my ru...

February 19, 2018

Don’t worry, until yesterday, I didn’t know what it was either!  I was doing some research on running with my dog.  I was kind of thinking that I could try to do a ½ a marathon with her…I really should have been looking into this all along.  Ok, it sort of just came to...

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