Posts Tagged ‘marathon’

The wait is over and…

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike
NYC Marathon Course

…I am going to the New York Marathon! (Refer back to my previous post about entering the lottery here.) The drawing was held on Wednesday as I kept checking my email over and over again to see if I heard anything. Finally around 4 in the afternoon, I saw an email with this: I never […]


Where did 1207 miles take me in 2012?

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike

The year of 2012 was a great one for my running life. I logged 1207 miles over the course of the year. That is almost 160 miles more than 2011! I loved that I logged more miles. I do know that I did slack a little during the summer and later in the year. Overall, […]


Nike Women’s Marathon

Posted on November 10th, 2012 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike
The start!

Let’s begin two days before the race on Friday. My friends took me down to the race expo where I spent a couple hours enjoying all that they had to offer. It was probably the best expo – free photos, snacks, interviews with Olympians, and much more. I ran on a human hamster wheel! I found my name […]


NWM – I survived!

Posted on October 15th, 2012 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike

Just a quick post to say that I survived and crossed the finish line to score my little blue box! It was a hard race mostly because of how crowded the streets were. I was feeling great but it was extremely difficult to get in a decent pace. Then once the half marathoners split off, […]


Only Days Away

Posted on October 10th, 2012 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike
nwm 12

The marathon is almost hear! That also means…VACATION! I am so excited to be able to go run and visit my friends. I feel somewhat ready for this race, but I did not train as hard as I did for the last one. This training was somewhere in between my first program and my second […]


Country Music Marathon 2012

Posted on May 5th, 2012 by Jess Life Run/Hike/Bike
Crowd of People

Last Saturday I was able to partake in the Nashville Country Music Marathon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Another 26.2 miles down for me! I love that my sport benefits organizations. I get to do what I love and help someone in the process. After a great night’s rest, I woke up bright […]


Quick Marathon Update

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike

This is just a quick little note to let all of you know how we did. Details and more information about our adventures down in Nashville to come when we make it home. Jess – Full Marathon – time: 4:01:32 – pace: 9:13 – overall: 633 out of 3925 – division: 60 out of 443 […]


3rd Marathon??

Posted on April 10th, 2012 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike

I think so! Last night I got an email with my special link to register for the Nike Women’s Marathon (NWM) down in San Francisco in October. If you remember a little while back, I was in a dilema of whether or not I should run this race. With a good friend already living down there and […]


No Lottery – What to do?

Posted on January 19th, 2012 by Jess Run/Hike/Bike
I Run to be Victorious

  This last weekend I ran the Nike+ Women’s Half Marathon. Although they called it a half marathon, you only had to run at least 13.1 so I was able to run my scheduled 15 miler. It was fun to run although I was all by myself. I knew I was running for cancer. I […]


Where did 1,050 miles take me in 2011?

Posted on January 12th, 2012 by Jess Life Run/Hike/Bike
Portland Marathon

At the beginning of 2011, I decided to start keeping a log of my running miles. I thought it would be fun to show where the 1,050 miles took me over the last year from running at 9,000 feet to running a marathon. It was quite a second year in running. My pace increased almost […]