Posted in May 2014

{Mud Titan II}

{Mud Titan II}

After a busy beginning to the 2014 racing season, the Florida heat has returned with a vengeance, and I find myself with a tapering race schedule as local obstacle racing takes a hiatus. And as I anticipate a summer which appears to be filling with travel to several Spartan Race events due to my recent venture with … Continue reading

{Mud Endeavor 4: A Local Favorite}

{Mud Endeavor 4: A Local Favorite}

I’ve written about Mud Endeavor before, several times actually.  I could probably be as bold as to say that it’s my favorite local race, and it has earned this respect for very good reason. The obstacles are solid, the courses are well marked and extremely well thought out, and the races themselves are challenging enough … Continue reading

{Spartan Experience Weekend}

{Spartan Experience Weekend}

Many of you reading this have already either experienced the awesomeness that is a Spartan Race, or are eagerly anticipating taking on your first event.  As an ambassador for Spartan Chicked, I know first hand how a Spartan Race provides an experience that challenges you both physically and mentally, and ultimately leaves you yearning for more.  … Continue reading

{Spartan Chicked – Beautiful Tomboy}

{Spartan Chicked – Beautiful Tomboy}

When I was a young girl growing up in suburban west Michigan, I distinctly recall some of my fondest memories being endless summer days spent outdoors.  From dawn till dusk, each day was spent running and playing tirelessly with my neighborhood friends.  Hours of Kick the Can, Capture the Flag, and Kick Ball were played, … Continue reading

{Earning My Medal}

{Earning My Medal}

Yesterday I ran my longest race yet, a 25K (15.53 miles) set in my hometown, Grand Rapids, MI. It’s a race I’ve had my sights set on for a while now, as it is the largest 25K in the nation, attracting over 21,000 runners this year from all over the world. Realizing I hadn’t traveled … Continue reading