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Bellingham Bay Half Marathon: Blustery Weather, Inner Grit Rule the Day

Drizzling rain, gusty breezes, longer-than-expected distance, and cool temperatures made race day one to remember...and savor the sweetness of achieving a goal. It's funny how the prospect of … [Read more...]

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The Spirit to Persevere

Today's tweet from @WomensRunning  perfectly describes how I made it to the finish line at the Bellingham Bay Half Marathon. The last two miles almost did me in. … [Read more...]

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When Race Day Weather Isn’t What You’ve Trained For

For months, I've been training for a half marathon not where I live but in Washington State. Now, two days from the big day, I'm faced with a dilemma -- do I participate in the race knowing that it … [Read more...]

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Quote of the Week: Diva-ism #14

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Dreams Come True: Nyad Successfully Completes Cuba-Florida Swim

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person to successfully swim from Cuba to Key West in Florida without the use of a shark cage. This was her fifth attempt in 35 years to swim the … [Read more...]