Ragnar SoCal: Team 420: “Are we there yet? What was I thinking?”


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During the first weekend of April I ran my very first Ragnar. A Ragnar relay is basically a 200-ish mile run with 12 friends & 2 vans, over 2 days and 1 night. I did the SoCal one, which makes you run from Huntington Beach to San Diego.

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We met up with the LA crew to pick up a 12 person van at this car rental place near LAX. I arrived there at like 5:30 in the morning and by 7:30 we still hadn’t left the place. They told us they had a van, but that ended up not being true. Then eventually we packed all our stuff and put it in this 8 seater and when we were just about to leave they made us take everything out of the car because the car was reserved for someone else. We were mind blown about the way these car rentals place deal with people. So bad! In the end we had to take a 6 person mini van since that was the only car that would seat all of us that they had available. It was a bummer to start the day like this, but we’re all positive people so we made the best of it! Continue reading

Warrior Dash


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Last week, I finished the Warrior Dash in San Dimas and I must admit that I loved this run! Even though it was only a 5k it was really hard for me, because the whole run was uphill. Normally I don’t like to run 5k’s anymore, because they are not a challenge to me. I’m at a point in my training that I don’t want to pay a lot of money for a race that’s done in less than 25 minutes. This run was amazing though, because it had lots of really cool obstacles. Continue reading