Running Archive

  • This morning as I sat in the warmth of my home under a blanket, I really didn’t feel like getting out to go run. It’s a cold day here in East Texas, the morning started […]

    Bundle up & get out there!

    This morning as I sat in the warmth of my home under a blanket, I really didn’t feel like getting out to go run. It’s a cold day here in East Texas, the morning started […]

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  • I know, I know. I’ve been MIA from blogging for a while & for that I apologize. Hello, my name is Traci, in case you forgot.┬áLife has been utter insanity lately! Between our normal jobs, […]

    Cowtown 10k

    I know, I know. I’ve been MIA from blogging for a while & for that I apologize. Hello, my name is Traci, in case you forgot.┬áLife has been utter insanity lately! Between our normal jobs, […]

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  • There is only one word to describe running in a marathon, in my opinion. WOW. Seriously. It really was such an awesome experience and one that I will never forget. (My muscles rudely reminded me […]

    Houston Marathon 2012. Traci’s Story.

    There is only one word to describe running in a marathon, in my opinion. WOW. Seriously. It really was such an awesome experience and one that I will never forget. (My muscles rudely reminded me […]

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  • We did it! About 10 months ago my beautiful wife talked me into signing up for our first marathon. We have been distance runners for a long time but stuck with what was comfortable, half-marathons […]

    Houston Marathon 2012. Ryan’s Story.

    We did it! About 10 months ago my beautiful wife talked me into signing up for our first marathon. We have been distance runners for a long time but stuck with what was comfortable, half-marathons […]

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  • OK, friends. It’s here. The marathon is in THREE DAYS. Final confirmations received, bib #’s assigned. Oh my word. I am getting super excited and super nervous all at the same time!!! I have been […]

    It’s here.

    OK, friends. It’s here. The marathon is in THREE DAYS. Final confirmations received, bib #’s assigned. Oh my word. I am getting super excited and super nervous all at the same time!!! I have been […]

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  • I love the holidays and all they entail. Starting with Thanksgiving through the New Year, I love all of it so much! Celebrating all we have to be thankful for to celebrating our Savior’s birth […]

    Christmas, New Years & 21 Miles.

    I love the holidays and all they entail. Starting with Thanksgiving through the New Year, I love all of it so much! Celebrating all we have to be thankful for to celebrating our Savior’s birth […]

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  • One month from today, we will run 26.2 miles in Houston. ONE MONTH!!! 26.2 MILES!!! I may have lost my ever loving mind. Crazy that we received this email back in June and the marathon […]

    Marathon in ONE MONTH!

    One month from today, we will run 26.2 miles in Houston. ONE MONTH!!! 26.2 MILES!!! I may have lost my ever loving mind. Crazy that we received this email back in June and the marathon […]

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  • A few weeks ago, a sports reporter from the Dallas Morning News emailed me and asked if we could set up a time for her to interview me regarding our Turkey Trot family tradition. She […]

    News Story.

    A few weeks ago, a sports reporter from the Dallas Morning News emailed me and asked if we could set up a time for her to interview me regarding our Turkey Trot family tradition. She […]

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  • We had a great time in New Hampshire & Boston last week. It’s beautiful there in the Fall – the display of oranges, reds, and yellows on the trees, snow on the ground, the hills […]

    Our Trip to New England

    We had a great time in New Hampshire & Boston last week. It’s beautiful there in the Fall – the display of oranges, reds, and yellows on the trees, snow on the ground, the hills […]

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  • Our friends, Josh & Maggie Ghrist, are missionaries in Mombasa, Kenya. Right now they are in the states on furlough while also raising funds to support their ministry, Lighthouse for Christ. Lighthouse for Christ is […]

    Run for Sight 5K

    Our friends, Josh & Maggie Ghrist, are missionaries in Mombasa, Kenya. Right now they are in the states on furlough while also raising funds to support their ministry, Lighthouse for Christ. Lighthouse for Christ is […]

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  • Yesterday, I set out for a run. Dropped Kam off at her pajama/pizza party day at school and headed to the trails. It was chilly out (yay!) and windy. I was really looking forward to […]

    Running for my heart’s sake.

    Yesterday, I set out for a run. Dropped Kam off at her pajama/pizza party day at school and headed to the trails. It was chilly out (yay!) and windy. I was really looking forward to […]

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  • Tyler Rose Half: Results

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  • A few weeks ago, the YMCA Dallas Turkey Trot posted this contest on their Facebook page… So, I entered. I sent in this story on the day of the deadline (which was my Dad’s birthday)… […]

    Why we trot.

    A few weeks ago, the YMCA Dallas Turkey Trot posted this contest on their Facebook page… So, I entered. I sent in this story on the day of the deadline (which was my Dad’s birthday)… […]

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  • Yesterday morning, I went out for an 8 miler. My last long run before the Tyler Half Marathon coming up this next Sunday. {Yay for Fall race season!} The weather was awesome – a fresh, […]

    Yo Gabba Gabba says it best.

    Yesterday morning, I went out for an 8 miler. My last long run before the Tyler Half Marathon coming up this next Sunday. {Yay for Fall race season!} The weather was awesome – a fresh, […]

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  • I love Fall for many, many reasons. You may remember…I’ve posted many a blog about why Fall is dear to my heart. But mainly in a nutshell it’s this: cooler temps, pumpkin spice candles, additional […]

    Upcoming.

    I love Fall for many, many reasons. You may remember…I’ve posted many a blog about why Fall is dear to my heart. But mainly in a nutshell it’s this: cooler temps, pumpkin spice candles, additional […]

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  • Our official marathon training is in full swing. It’s going well thus far! Really, the last few weeks haven’t been all that different than normal with about the same mileage as any other week. I […]

    Marathon Training

    Our official marathon training is in full swing. It’s going well thus far! Really, the last few weeks haven’t been all that different than normal with about the same mileage as any other week. I […]

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  • We went to White Rock Lake on Labor Day and intended to run 3 miles while pushing the girls, then head on to do a little shopping & eat some lunch in the big D. […]

    Sporadic Updates

    We went to White Rock Lake on Labor Day and intended to run 3 miles while pushing the girls, then head on to do a little shopping & eat some lunch in the big D. […]

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  • While we were in Dallas for our Girls Weekend, I had determined I would take advantage of the close proximity from our hotel to the Katy Trail and go run! Although my friends thought I […]

    Katy Trail

    While we were in Dallas for our Girls Weekend, I had determined I would take advantage of the close proximity from our hotel to the Katy Trail and go run! Although my friends thought I […]

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  • Ryan Overall: 83rd out of 1007 Age Group: 10th out of 66 Traci Overall: 501st out of 1007 Age Group: 30th out of 73 This race around White Rock Lake, although extremely hot, was awesome. […]

    Too Hot to Handle Race Results

    Ryan Overall: 83rd out of 1007 Age Group: 10th out of 66 Traci Overall: 501st out of 1007 Age Group: 30th out of 73 This race around White Rock Lake, although extremely hot, was awesome. […]

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  • This weekend, we will be heading to Dallas to run in the Too Hot to Handle 15K. The name of this race is rather appropriate. Running 9.3 miles smack dab in the middle of summer […]

    It’s too hot, I can’t handle it!

    This weekend, we will be heading to Dallas to run in the Too Hot to Handle 15K. The name of this race is rather appropriate. Running 9.3 miles smack dab in the middle of summer […]

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