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    Race Recap: California International Marathon – Relay 2015

    Same name, different team. Obsessed with this sign this year. I think the California International Marathon is magical. I may be slightly biased because it resides in my backyard, but nonetheless, there is something that it does to this city, year after year. If you aren’t pissed that you cannot drive anywhere in Sacramento because of the road closures, then you are on the course cheering your heart out. There is no in between, unless you’re running. You either admire the feat or you detest it for causing you delays to and fro. If you’ve been around awhile, then you know this was the race I ran as my first…

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    Race Recap: California International Marathon Relay

    When running the relay just doesn’t feel right… Because it is the RUNniversary of your first, EVER, marathon! Okay, get over myself, I know…I know! For a different perspective on this race, please feel free to read my race recap from last year. However, before last year, this was a yearly staple race on the calendar. Ever since I started running in races, this one has been on my list to do. We always have pretty much the same team for the relay and I usually get to do the last leg and run through the finishing chute. We mixed it up this year. I am less apprehensive about running…

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    Race Recap: Eppies Great Race

    Rest in peace Eppie! If this triathlon doesn’t scream Sacramento, then I don’t know what does. This isn’t your average tri – it does NOT go swim, bike run. In great Eppie fashion it goes by its own accord – run, bike, and paddle (aka kayak). Eppie G. Johnson (Remembrance) was the found of EGR and also the owner of Sacramento’s Eppie’s Restaurant. Philanthropist and do good-er, he did many things for the community. His physical presence may be gone this year, but his spirit will always live on with this race! This race has various options from Iron person to teams, the team option has a slew of different divisions…

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    5 Things Friday – 5 x 3 = The Weekend

    Short and simple today! Thanks, Clare! Busy weekend, but sadly no World Cup to watch or discuss 🙁 5 Things I’ll be Doing this Weekend 1. Team Hot Mess will be competing in the Eppie’s Great Race (Triathlon) – 4th time, I believe. 2. (Hoping) Going to Old Sugar Mill – 9 wineries in one location, score! 3. Workout at Midtown S/C 4. The Boy’s nieces birthday party 5. Poolside (hopefully after #4) lounging! 5 Things I ate This Week 1. 2 Street tacos from the taco truck that comes to work. Don’t judge, it’s bomb! 2. Homemade Salad – Organic Greens, chicken (from the (other) Asian/Mexican truck at work),…