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Amy’s 36 Rules for Running a Ragnar Relay


  I’m writing this post not only for my own benefit, but also for any of you Ragnar Relay virgins. There’s a few things you should know, that I didn’t know or didn’t want to believe going into the Madison to Chicago Ragnar Relay last summer. Amy’s 36 Rules for Running a Ragnar Relay*: 1. Get […]

Ragnar Chicago Relay: Recapping Leg #25

This shall forever be known as the leg where Amy almost died. I ran this leg on about 20 minutes of sleep. Yeah you read that right. 20.minutes.of.sleep. I was able to rest but only got about 20 minutes of actual sleep. For the record, I do not recommend running 4 miles on 20 minutes […]

Ragnar Chicago Relay: Recapping Leg #13


This was one of those ZOMG THIS IS AMAZING I LOVE RUNNING kind of runs. Seriously. This leg of the race MADE the weekend for me. Reaffirmed my LOVE of running. Not only did I KILL my projected pace, I enjoyed every minute of it, even if it was scary as all hell. We were […]

Ragnar Chicago Relay: Recapping Leg #1


I got to kick things off for Team 12 Sweaty Nuts for the Ragnar Relay Friday morning. We started at 10 a.m. and cut it VERY close for me to get to the start line in time. I got there with just minutes to spare before the countdown. I threw my sweatshirt and all non-essential […]


I'll be so stylish at work in my dresses and running shoes.

Did not start. Times three. It was in the second half of a horrible half marathon last month that I began to wonder if something was wrong. Horrible pain in the center of my left ankle, shooting up my leg. Limping. Hurting. Mental anguish. And now, more mental anguish. Today one of my fears became […]


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