Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Bring on 2015

2015 is starting to look like it will be the year of friends and amazing adventures. I don't think I have officially announced these two things on the blog yet, but if I have, I apologize!

A few weeks ago, registration for the Pineland Trail 50K opened. I sat there with my cursor hovered over the register button for a little while, and then after some "peer pressure" from friends on Facebook, I did it. I filled out the form and hit "submit".

I will be running my first, and most likely not last, ultra on May 24th. Mike isn't running this race, but luckily, lots of friends will be there racing or cheering! And, even better, our friend, Isaac, will be running the entire race with me! I am so lucky to have such a great friend who is willing to put up with me for 31ish miles.

Get ready for even more story-telling, Isaac!

Last week, Mike and I booked our flight to Sitka, Alaska to see Crystal and Joe! The four of us celebrated our two year "friendiversary" on October 26th, so it felt appropriate to celebrate with something huge.

 I always have a hard time picking photos of us!

We will be going to see them from August 1st - 9th (but we won't get back to Rochester until the 10th). I CAN'T wait! I am so excited to see them and I wish the trip was just a little bit closer to now, ha. I'm looking forward to lots of hiking, running and quality friend time! We are planning on racing the Sitka Cross Trail Half Marathon the last weekend we are there.

I think it is safe to say that these two things, plus a few other races and trips we have planned, are reason enough to be excited about 2015! I can't wait to spend quality time with amazing friends!


  1. Sitka is absolutely gorgeous...I'm a little jealous you'll be going next summer! And I'm impressed with the 50K...can't wait to hear about it!

  2. Exciting plans! We loved Alaska and NEED to go back. You will love it. August is a great time of year there too.

  3. This is so exciting! Can't tell you how much "pressure" I get from coworkers trying to convince me to do longer races. And running those miles in Maine will be absolutely stunning.

  4. Wow. ALaska will be amazing! I expect lots of pictures on the blog.