Running Archive

  • 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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  • Well, we did it. We registered for our very first FULL marathon: January 15th, 2012. That’s right folks, 26.2 miles! WHAT WAS I THINKING? :) Ryan & I both registered for the lottery in the […]

    Houston Marathon

    Well, we did it. We registered for our very first FULL marathon: January 15th, 2012. That’s right folks, 26.2 miles! WHAT WAS I THINKING? :) Ryan & I both registered for the lottery in the […]

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  • This past weekend was the High 5 to the Sky 5K and it was amazing! Amazing for these reasons: 1. We have the best friends and family in the world. Overwhelmed by the amount of […]

    High Five!

    This past weekend was the High 5 to the Sky 5K and it was amazing! Amazing for these reasons: 1. We have the best friends and family in the world. Overwhelmed by the amount of […]

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  • Dear family & friends, We would like to invite you all to join us on June 11th for the High 5 to the Sky 5K. This Fun Run/Walk is in memory of my dad, Kip […]

    High 5 To The Sky 5K.

    Dear family & friends, We would like to invite you all to join us on June 11th for the High 5 to the Sky 5K. This Fun Run/Walk is in memory of my dad, Kip […]

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  • Mile Markers The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run – by Kristen Armstrong. I am about halfway through reading this book and am absolutely loving it. It motivates me so much! I have always […]

    Let me be loud & clear.

    Mile Markers The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run – by Kristen Armstrong. I am about halfway through reading this book and am absolutely loving it. It motivates me so much! I have always […]

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  • Check out these bad boys! The new Puma Faas 500’s. Oh yeah. Not only do we light up the streets of Tyler with these bright colored kicks, but we are running super faas at blazing […]

    We are faas runners!

    Check out these bad boys! The new Puma Faas 500’s. Oh yeah. Not only do we light up the streets of Tyler with these bright colored kicks, but we are running super faas at blazing […]

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  • Running in the Spring is amazing. Despite the air filled with breath-restricting pollen that is. This week’s running has been exceptionally good for me on so many levels. For about a month now, Traci and […]

    This Week’s Quiet Miles.

    Running in the Spring is amazing. Despite the air filled with breath-restricting pollen that is. This week’s running has been exceptionally good for me on so many levels. For about a month now, Traci and […]

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  • Azaleas are literally everywhere! Another reason why I love Springtime here in beautiful Tyler. Such vibrant array of colors going on right now – reds, yellows, whites, pinks, and of course greens. The beauty of […]

    Here an azalea, there an azalea.

    Azaleas are literally everywhere! Another reason why I love Springtime here in beautiful Tyler. Such vibrant array of colors going on right now – reds, yellows, whites, pinks, and of course greens. The beauty of […]

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  • Disclaimer: Ok, first & foremost let me preface this post by saying this…we are not experts in this matter. We are not doctors. We are not (yet) certified trainers. We are not on staff at […]

    The Dixon Half Marathon Training Plan

    Disclaimer: Ok, first & foremost let me preface this post by saying this…we are not experts in this matter. We are not doctors. We are not (yet) certified trainers. We are not on staff at […]

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  • This past weekend was fast and furious! I’m still recovering. We left Tyler Saturday morning first thing, kid-free & caffeinated. Along the way, we met up with our friends Mike & Ame who were also […]

    Livestrong Austin Half: Recap

    This past weekend was fast and furious! I’m still recovering. We left Tyler Saturday morning first thing, kid-free & caffeinated. Along the way, we met up with our friends Mike & Ame who were also […]

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  • This weekend we are heading to central Texas for the Livestrong Austin Half Marathon! I am stoked about this race. Minus some tough hills, I’ve heard awesome things about this one. It’s Austin, so of […]

    ATX Half this Sunday!

    This weekend we are heading to central Texas for the Livestrong Austin Half Marathon! I am stoked about this race. Minus some tough hills, I’ve heard awesome things about this one. It’s Austin, so of […]

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  • There is usually a point in distance running where you reach a pleasant plateau. The time when you have found your rhythm, your breathing is regulated, you are in the groove. Usually for me, this […]

    The middle miles.

    There is usually a point in distance running where you reach a pleasant plateau. The time when you have found your rhythm, your breathing is regulated, you are in the groove. Usually for me, this […]

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  • In search for some cross-training to complement my running I decided to give swimming a shot. Thursday morning I woke up, got suited and headed out the door to try my hand at swimming at […]

    Thursday’s Awkward Swimming Experience.

    In search for some cross-training to complement my running I decided to give swimming a shot. Thursday morning I woke up, got suited and headed out the door to try my hand at swimming at […]

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  • After our cruise, Thanksgiving, and then Christmas holidays, Ryan & I had gained probably ten pounds between the both of us. Even though we were still running consistently. We felt bloated, and just kind of […]

    3 Day Fruit & Veggie Diet: Day 1.

    After our cruise, Thanksgiving, and then Christmas holidays, Ryan & I had gained probably ten pounds between the both of us. Even though we were still running consistently. We felt bloated, and just kind of […]

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  • One of our favorite things about the 2 years we lived in Quitman was the running. The scenery there and the “slower” traffic is a nice combination. As with most places we live, (have lived) […]

    Saturday’s Emotional 8 Miles in Quitman.

    One of our favorite things about the 2 years we lived in Quitman was the running. The scenery there and the “slower” traffic is a nice combination. As with most places we live, (have lived) […]

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  • Is there something you are scared of? It could be something silly or something big. It could be something that probably would never happen, but you still worry about it regardless. If I’m being completely […]

    Are you scared?

    Is there something you are scared of? It could be something silly or something big. It could be something that probably would never happen, but you still worry about it regardless. If I’m being completely […]

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  • I am VERY excited about 2011. A brand new year. A fresh start with renewed motivation. This past year has been a whirlwind to say the least. Over the past few days, I’ve been reflecting […]

    2010 Recap Through Pictures

    I am VERY excited about 2011. A brand new year. A fresh start with renewed motivation. This past year has been a whirlwind to say the least. Over the past few days, I’ve been reflecting […]

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  • As you know…late summer, Ryan & I set a goal to complete 3 half marathons in 3 consecutive months. Not sure why we decided to do this other than the fact that we wanted to […]

    3 in 3

    As you know…late summer, Ryan & I set a goal to complete 3 half marathons in 3 consecutive months. Not sure why we decided to do this other than the fact that we wanted to […]

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  • Today we conquered our last half of this season. White Rock 1/2 Marathon. Number 3 of 3. Traci and I headed to Dallas yesterday to pick up our race packet (bib, t-shirt, other schwag) from […]

    White Rock 1/2 Marathon. Number 3 of 3.

    Today we conquered our last half of this season. White Rock 1/2 Marathon. Number 3 of 3. Traci and I headed to Dallas yesterday to pick up our race packet (bib, t-shirt, other schwag) from […]

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