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Race Report | Hamburg Marathon

Hey guys, can you believe it? I ran the Hamburg Marathon last weekend! And not just any marathon, my first marathon ever. I can actually hardly believe it myself — although the training (since Christmas) seemed to last forever, the race itself was over in a flash. And it was so much fun! I have lots …

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Training | Taper Time

[Title of this post should sound like this.] And just like that, the longest run of my marathon training is now behind me: 20 miles on a sunny Saturday before Easter. I combined two of my favorite Bremen routes into one long run — first a long 10-mile loop around the Bürgerpark, Stadtwald, and Unisee, …

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A Little Update

It feels like ages since I last spent time in this space and I’ve really missed sharing here! Since I last posted, it’s been both a winter wonderland here in Bremen and flowers and trees already began blooming in early February. The pace of life since returning to Germany after the holidays (photos and tales from Seattle …

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My Year of Running 2015

I hope you’ve all enjoyed the holidays as much as I have so far. I’ve been relaxing with friends and family in Seattle and marveling a bit at how quickly my hometown is booming and changing (but more on that in another post!). I’ve also been taking advantage of the fitness room in my parents’ …

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Bremen Half Marathon | Week 7

Bremen Half Marathon: Week 7 | No Apathy Allowed

This past week was the last hopefully for a while that I had to combine a full-time job with big freelance projects and intensive training.  I definitely need a bit of a breather!  With too much stress and not enough time, I’ve fallen into a terrible cycle of too much coffee, sugar, and processed foods.  So I’ve …

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