Val, you, and the value of adventuring! Continue reading ValYou Adventure
July and August turned out to be the busiest and least busiest months of the year for Louie and me. July was packed full of non … Continue reading R&R and R: Rest & Relaxation, and Running!
On January first my husband Louie and I spent the morning planing the rest of our traveling year. Best laid plans, as the saying goes. We wrote down long vacation or short getaways for each month of the year on … Continue reading Adventuring: Utah to Arizona and Back
I want to be on the next cover of Runner’s World! Simply put, VOTE EVERYDAY for me!!! VOTE HERE #RWCoverSearch #IrunbecauseIlovefood #162 Why? You have a choice! Watch that next viral video or spend just a few … Continue reading Runner’s World Cover
It’s very legit and real! I’m so excited to be announcing that I am officially a Stonewear Designs Ambassador! Being a part of a team of passionate women who love adventure as much as I do is a dream come … Continue reading Stonewear Designs Ambassador
Training for a marathon (26.2 miles) takes approximately 414.56 miles, and 3,760:22 minutes or 62:40:22 hours of training. That is 2 days 14 hours 40 minutes and 22 seconds of running! AND I only accomplished 82% of my runs. Imagine the count had I not had my winter cold, taken time to deal with plantar fasciitis, or skipped others runs due to sheer lack of time in my busy life. Day 1 of Training. Traing for a marathon is ruff! I dedicated 18 weekends to run between 8 and 20 miles. I traveled 30 minutes each way to meet my BRF (Best Running … Continue reading Marathin: Running to physical and mental exhaustion, finish or fail, then getting back up to do it all over again!
Fired up my new-to-me GoPro today. Heading out for a long weekend of hiking, climbing, and running in the Pinnacles! See you all and the footage next week! Feel free to leave any tips or ideas in the comments. … Continue reading Can I be a Hero?
I consider myself to be a descent couch athlete. I casually partake in most sports, and train harder when a race or competition is coming up. I can roll off my rear and pull hard-ish climbing, or bust out a … Continue reading Ragnar Relay (Aka: Dang it Anthony!)
Adventure: ad·ven·ture, adˈven(t)SHər,ədˈven(t)SHər/ – an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity, especially with the exploration of the unknown… My entire life has been built around adventure. I’m fairly certain as a kid I almost always had dirt under my nails, and I liked it that way. It helped that I grew up on a street with almost all boys!The south end of my hometown was largely unincorporated for the entirety of my youth. The rural suburb I lived in didn’t even have street lights. I went out in the morning, after cartoons and cereal, and came back just before dark. Break … Continue reading Stay Adventurous!