Tag Archives: steeplechase

Steeplechase Dreams and Jumping at an Opportunity

My blogging has been a little slim the past few months – but I’m back (if you ever miss out just follow my Instagram -I update just about daily). This is basically a personal journal I’m willing to share, so no offense taken if you have zero interest to read a book on my recent training […]

Setbacks, Blood Tests and a Dose of Optimism

It’s officially outdoor track season for 2016. Admittedly the past 3 weeks have not been the best for me, unfortunately experiencing a few setbacks just when I want to ramp up the training to get after my goals. For a good 5 months, my training and body was feeling pretty amazing. Following my 10,000m track debut […]

Time to Get Tough

In about 24 hours I am privileged to toe the line with the nations top steeplechasers with my mediocre sneak in of 10:02.64 (A standard was 9:55.00). Originally I was intending to compete only if I “deserved” to be in with a PR (set 2013 – 9:55.36), but hearing the field would not fill, I […]

Stroller Running is My Altitude

A year ago, I was living the high life (literally) by sleeping at altitude. Due to the change in the nature of my husband’s career, altitude is no longer in my existence, in that which I am truly grateful. Besides I don’t need altitude to improve my fitness.  I have the luxury of substituting another […]

The Dream of the ’90s is Alive

Finally Netflix got on the ball to add Portlandia to the mix. If you haven’t seen this as in the words of Will Ferrell playing the dude on Inside the Actors Studio:  “Go to where films are sold or rented and buy it or rent it and watch it”. Another helpful hint when you have […]