• 2018,  Giant Race Series,  Running,  Sacramento,  SF Giants

    Race Recap: Scottsdale 5k 2018, Virtual Runner

    From October (if we are lucky) to February we dream in Orange && Black… However, we start receiving the Giant Race emails well into this quiet phase of non-baseball life. We get swept away with the ideals of a Series Sweep medal to prove we are okay spending at least $250 on running for our favorite team. We are okay with endless amounts of medals and bobbleheads because we LOVE our G-men! We do. We prove it every year. Every race. Every dollar spent. We are such SUCKERS! And I’m completely okay with it! That being said, this year, AGAIN, was not going to be a year that I’d be able to…

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    Musings: Not Starting

    My blogger dream could have been a reality… …but I wasn’t selected! I was crushed. That might be a slight exaggeration, but it still stings. The SF Giants started a new blogger ‘Starting Nine’ for their Giant Race series. When I saw their FB post asking for people to apply, I was seriously the happiest girl ever that day! And stopped everything that moment and applied. I probably should have spent a little more time on the application, looking back. There’s that hindsight again, always there to remind me! Anywho, the application was very simple, with a few questions to answer and you also had to list your Social Media…

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    Race Recap: The Scottsdale Giant Race 9k

    It’s totally normal to wake up before 6AM on vacation, right?!? New shoes, same perspective… Well of course it is, if you want to be a part of an inaugural race. I think they use this word “inaugural” very loosely, because they’ve offered this race before. However, they changed the distances and made it more baseball themed. I’m not a hundred percent correct here, so don’t quote me, but I believe it went from either a 5k or 10k option to a 3 mile or 9k option. As per the usu, if I’m going to sign up for a race, I might as well do the longer course (well, as…