Leon’s Triathlon 2016 – Back at it!

Leon's Triathlon 2016

June 5, 2016 I think I lost my mojo back in May when I raced a whole lot, and even to the morning of this race, I was still wondering why I was doing this race. I remember telling myself that I’d be OK with walking on the run if I needed to. But I […]

The Windiest Race Ever

Wisconsin Half Marathon Race Recap

So this race report was supposed to be about how I crushed my half marathon PR at the Wisconsin Half Marathon last weekend. I was trained, I was ready. I prepared the week before to do all the right things – eat well, drink lots of water and not much wine, taper but stay sharp. […]

Champion of Trees 10K Race Recap

Champion of Trees 10K - Lauren Runs Race Report

Why hello there.  I didn’t mean to disappear for a whole week, but work got busy, and life needed to happen.  Still working on the planning (and executing) blog content thing!  I ran the  Champion of Trees 10K this morning, formerly known as the Morton Arboretum 10K.  Quite apropos for Earth Day this past week! […]

Shamrock Shuffle 2016 Race Report


Yesterday I ran in my 7th consecutive Shamrock Shuffle. Read my past recaps:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010. Expo:  I got there late in the day, but left with some fun swag (sadly, unphotographed!). I got On Shoes for $40, and tried the new Nuun Watermelon flavor – and liked it (much less fake sweet […]

Phoenix Half Marathon Race Report

Phoenix Pre Race Bus

Happy hump day!  I hope everyone’s been doing well this week.  I was in Arizona over the weekend for the Phoenix Half Marathon and am getting back into the swing of things! TLDR of this race report:  I’m very happy with my time of 2:10, and will be going onto conquer my half marathon goal […]