Austin Day 1

In mid-March I traveled to Austin, Texas for a conference.  Mr. Shoe wasn’t able to join me, so I didn’t run in any races and Texas remains on our to-do list.  While I was there I was able to fit in a couple of runs on my own.  Mr. Shoe reported that it rained most … More Austin Day 1


The first state that Mr. Shoe and I crossed off the list was Hawaii.  I officially became Mrs. Shoe the first weekend in November.  Exactly one week later we were running our first race together in Hawaii. We ran the Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run, held on November 9, 2013 on the island of Kauai. … More Go!


The last few months of training have been brutal.  Subfreezing temperatures, snow, and ice have made me want to stay inside and hibernate.  I’ve missed quite a few training runs due to the never ending winter.  It has felt like a daily struggle just to find the motivation to go for a run.  And then, … More Sunshine!