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Eleven hours in the sky. Three hours on the road...to then embrace a five hour time difference: Yes, travelling from Hawaii to Duluth, Minnesota was a long and tedious trip. But, Grandma's Marathon, one of the fastest and most elite marathons in the U.S., is held here, and I've arrived to race!…Continue
Posted on June 28, 2014 at 4:53pm
I'm back for the 2014 Chase! The Hapalua Half-Marathon Chase is a unique event and I was happy to be back this year. The premise behind the Chase is that 24 members of the “Elite Team Hawaii” race the fastest World-Class Kenyan marathoners. Team Hawaii is made up of 24 of the best male and female…Continue
Posted on April 25, 2014 at 1:26pm
After taking a short flight from Oahu to the Big Island: I took a breath of the warm and heavy air. I had arrived in Kona for the 2013 Kona Marathon! The first day on the island was full of activities. My coach and I took a driving preview of the 26.2 mile running course; we stopped by the race expo and then started carbohydrate-loading at a local eatery.
The official race-time start was scheduled for 5:30am the next day. On race-day I was wide awake by 2am to go for a shake-out run…Continue
Posted on July 12, 2013 at 1:47pm — 2 Comments