Friday, February 8, 2013
Sunday, December 23, 2012
|Challenge Nation National Championship NOLA - Singing on stage at the Cat's Meow.|
Saturday, December 15, 2012
On November 10th, we competed in the GUR National championship against a stacked field. This was probably the most competitive race we have competed in. It was also a very long race, we ran about 12 miles in the prelim race and many of the teams that completed both races ended up running over 30 miles! We finished in 8th place overall and the first coed team but unfortunately because of a bad clue ended up getting a penalty and when all was said and done ended up in 17th place overall. I really wanted to compete in the elite 8 race so I was pretty bummed, but I don't think that Will could of made it another 18 miles. Full race recap to come.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Yesterday, we participated in the 3rd annual BeerMongers Scavenger Hunt on bike and placed 2nd overall! It is a great scavenger hunt with trivia, photos, rubbings and items that you have to do/get. There are too many things to do in the 4 hour time limit so you have to strategize and pick the ones that you want to do. We rode all over Portland from East Moreland to NE 57th and Sandy to NE 33rd and Killingsworth to Vancouver Ave and then back to Downtown Portland and then back over the the east side. We had a great time and won some great beer. Can't wait to do it again next year.
|Post race enjoying some of our beer|
On October 7th, I had the pleasure of running the Chicago Marathon for the 2nd time. Thanks to my good friend Heather who talked me into signing up and allowed me to join her for her 1st marathon! This was the first marathon that I have run that I really enjoyed. My legs definitely were feeling the miles at the end but at no point in the run did I feel like I was going to die and questioned why I was doing this to myself. So to me, that is enjoyment. We both had great runs and I did get my best marathon time thus far, but know there is room for improvement so I can't wait for the NYC marathon next year. I have to admit that as Sunday rolled around this week I was a little depressed that I wasn't running the marathon again!
|Post race Chicago Marathon 2012|
|Prerace Chicago Marathon 2012|
Sunday, September 23, 2012
We managed to come in first overall today at the Urban Dare. We had a pretty good race without too many issues, nothing like last weekend and took home a win and $300. Thanks Angela for the help on the phone and to Yellow Tie Racing and the Soup-A-Stars for pushing us. I kept telling Will, "Hurry up and find me that address, they are going to beat us, they are going to beat us, we are going to lose!" I am not so sure he is happy you were pushing us. And bonus, we got paid before we left, unlike the Gorilla Challenge where we have yet to see the money. See the full Race Recap below.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
|Seattle Oyster 2nd Coed|
|Portland Scavenger Dash 1st overall|
|Seattle Savenger Dash|
This weekend we competed in the Seattle Oyster and the Seattle Scavenger Dash on Saturday and then drove home to Portland Sunday morning for the Portland Scavenger Dash. After a major mechanical issue, and I mean major, in the Oyster, that made me miss the start of the Seattle Scavenger Dash by over 30 mintues we somehow pulled out a 2nd place finish in the Oyster and we still finished pretty well in the Dash and then today we took 1st overall in the Portland Scavenger Dash. The race recaps will be posted below soon. I need a weekend from my weekend!