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Teton Dam Marathon Review

On the 2nd of June, I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive to eastern Idaho for the Teton Dam Marathon. I did the 5K.

Did I mention I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive. Yeah, not the best idea for legs to be in PR shape. My leggies were stiff and at 1100 more feet of elevation then at home, it was a slow trot for sure. No PR attempt this trot, that's for sure.

I woke up at 4am (my normal wake up time is 8am - 10am depending on the day) so that early is  painful. I had everything all packed and ready the evening before- brekky, post-race clothes, snacks, and a full tank of gas for the long drive. All I had to do was make coffee and head out. I didn't even brush my teeth before I left. Coffee first.

The drive was nice and not a lot of traffic for a Saturday morning. I don't know the last time I have been to Rexburg, but it was easy to find the race start. I thought the race started at 8am, but that was the 10K. The 5K started at 8:30am and I got there to get my bib at …

Moi

Hey there!

I am a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Idaho Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Smoking Cessation Facilitator with the American Lung Association and American Cancer Society. I am also a Certified Bartender. I am Boise girl currently "On Tour" to other parts of the great state of Idaho and beyond. Technically, I'm Running In Idaho, but that's another post.

I'm fairly new to the whole running thing. Running the Seattle Marathon was my New Years Resolution in 2011. Starting from ZERO miles and ZERO athleticism on January, to finishing a Marathon in November, I feel is pretty bad ass.

I also went on to complete two 50K Ultramarathons in my "running career." All of my races are listed on the Slogs tab.

I am currently a member of Team Beef Idaho since 2013.

I am a 2016 Pearl Izumi Champion Team Member, and Fitsok Ambassador. 

Winner of the 2015 $20,000 Magic Valley YMCA Weight Loss Challenge. 
$10,000 heavier after losing 70ish pounds!


See you at the finish line!

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