The Portland Terrain Race was my first experience with the Terrain Race and I was super excited to finally be able to do a race with unlimited laps! I signed up for the competitive 10k, for the early start time to maximize the time on course.
The welcome to terrain race starting bath was an interesting way to start the race. Waist high water before you even start was pretty funny. Continue reading 2017 Portland Terrain Race
April 6th, 2014 – This was my first time running the Bridge to Brews 10k and my first 10k race overall. I was a little worried about being able to finish due to my calf being re-injured during the Shamrock 15k. I thought I was completely healed prior to the Shamrock race, but I guess I didn’t heal 100%. I have a few micro tears that give it a little bit of pain every once and a while sine the 15k. I decided that I was not going to push myself to finish this race and would let my body tell me when it was time to stop running and walk. I did this as I do not want to aggregate the injury any further as I have the Spartan Beast in 2 months that I want to be 100% for.
I met up with a bunch of friends a little before 8am to run the race with then checked into the swanky VIP section (I totally recommend this for the Bridge to Brews race. 1000% worth it!), dropped my bag off and headed to the starting area. As we were getting read to start, I fired up my running apps, Charity Miles, Run Keeper, Nike Running and Zombies, Run! I must be entertained while running! Continue reading 2014 Bridge to Brews 10K