Reflecting on North Face 50k

Last Saturday, Dec 3rd, I participated at the North Face Endurance Challenge 50km run, held in the Marin Headlands area (near Sausalito). I wanted to do one last race to end this 2016 year on a high note, and this hit the spot. We had gorgeous weather, perfect for running. We ran through mountains with views of



IMSC 70.3 Aquabike?

The race was actually the Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz.  It was my younger sister, Raciel’s, first half-ironman distance, so I decided to do the race as my only 70.3 for the year.  Ever since my very first 70.3 distance tri, I decided to do one each year.  I feel that I trained well, I even



Miwok 100k – take 2 (race day: May 7, 2016)

Last year, I attempted to race and finish the Miwok trail race, but failed to continue when I missed the cutoff time at Bolinas Ridge Aid Station, which was at mile 56 of this 62-mile foot race. Since that cutoff time was announced only two weeks prior to race day, all of us who missed



Marin Ultra Challenge 50km

The way the wind blows… The Marin Ultra Challenge 50K race occurred on Saturday, March 12, 2016.  The day started out calm without rain.  As the day went on, the rain came off and on, starting with drizzles then sometimes a good downpour.  The terrain was full of mud puddles from the storm that week,




It’s A Cannon! Volunteering at Ironman Lake Tahoe…

This weekend, I went to Tahoe for training and for volunteering.  I had the opportunity to drive up again to Lake Tahoe, and volunteer at the IMLT race on Sunday Sept 20th.  The race had both a full (140.6 miles) and half (70.3 miles) distance.  It is always fun and a good feeling to help out