With so many races this year, I have come a long way with my training, and “dieting.” Oh and let’s not forget my coaching, because of my OCR Club this year I have grown even more so. I now train more because of my athletes, which is great for me, and in part, great for them. Having a workout room at the school has been … Continue reading Training, “Dieting,” and Coaching!
Last weekend I completed another Tough Mudder, the “Los Angeles” run, and this time without any issues getting in. Glen Helen Raceway was a perfect venue, the Tough Mudder company has chosen their locations quite carefully to fit their obstacle races. Although I was not feeling 110%, probably from going so hard lately without taking any breaks, I still managed to push through the course … Continue reading Race: Tough Mudder Los Angeles!
Last weekend I completed another amazing two day race weekend, going from the RUGGED MANIAC in Pleasanton, all the way to Los Angeles for my very first Marathon, the 2019 Sketchers Performance Los Angeles Marathon. On Saturday, March 23rd, I ran the 5K RUGGED MANIAC obstacle race with my team of middle school racers, and they all rocked it! A few were doing their first … Continue reading Race: Los Angeles Marathon/RUGGED MANIAC “San Francisco” Weekend!
Two days of Spartan racing, coming in with another PR for 2019 made this past weekend an excellent one! March 16th and 17th, were perfect days to go out and run at Diablo Grande, especially with our crazy rainy weather lately here in California, so it was nice also coming in nearly fifteen minutes faster on Saturday’s Spartan Super, compared to my previous fastest Super. … Continue reading Race: Diablo Grande Spartan Weekend!
I cannot believe it has been about a month since my last entry! However, I can say that my time off was well worth the extra dedication to training and focusing on my OCR team. During that time period we completely revamped our school gym with various donations from DonorsChoose.org, and now you cannot even recognize the room. We also started to visit our local … Continue reading Race: Santa Cruz 5K & CrossFit Training!
I am off to another excellent start for the year! Not only is 2019 going to be jam-packed with races, but for my first race, at the San Juan Bautista Mission 10 Half-Marathon, on January 26, 2019, I was able to finish with another PR at 2:00:08, which is 2 minutes faster than my previous time! Now I was aiming for under 2 hours, but … Continue reading Race: Mission 10 Half-Marathon!
Are you gearing up to start your runs for 2019? If you are like me, you will be doing races all year round at intense levels without many breaks! Some of you may be doing your first obstacle race ever, others might be doing their first 5K or Marathon, but whatever it may be, one needs to know how to properly get ready for such … Continue reading Gearing Up For 2019! What Every Racer Should Know Or Do Beforehand!