I lucked out when it came to cadets – Danielle’s brother in law happens to live in Hawaii and offered to take us around exploring the day before the marathon. While I typically wouldn’t recommend sightseeing the day before the race – it was HAWAII – so it seemed silly not to explore! After we […]

Made it through last week and feel stronger for it. Unfortunately this week has started out with a bang, literally, as Miles has a concussion and is home from school resting today. Never a dull moment around here. He is going to be fine but has to take it easy for the next ten days as […]

Right after I ran Rock N Roll 1/2 for fun I headed to LA to meet up with 2 other 26 Strong teams that had been chosen for a Saucony/Competitor Magazine photo shoot. When I flew out there I had no idea that my cadet, Danielle and I would end up on the cover of […]

Here are my top 5 reasons why you should join me in running Rock ‘N’ Roll Las Vegas. 1. You get the big marathon experience with a smaller marathon feel. I’ve run large marathons and small marathons. I’ve finished first and I’ve finished 2,049,823,498 (slight exaggeration). When I run a larger marathon now, it’s typically for the […]

Wanted to share a post I recently wrote for the 26Strong blog on my simplified thoughts on nutrition and running, if you haven’t read it you can check it out here. http://running.competitor.com/2014/06/saucony-26-strong/dorothy-beal_105561   I bit the bullet today {even though I already knew this was on my plan for 2014} and signed up for the […]

In November when I was riding my high from Rock N Roll Vegas Marathon, I decided I was all in for RNR USA 1/2 or marathon {if I was feeling crazy enough to run 3 in the spring}. A lot has happened since November – big – small – good – bad – great and […]

 As with any marathon, you know how to prepare better once you have actually completed the race. I’m 4 days out from running Rock N Roll Vegas Marathon for the 2nd time and completing my 26th marathon overall. These are my top 5 tips for making Vegas your best marathon yet! Don’t party too hard […]

Marathon training season is upon us. If you are training for a fall marathon or half marathon you have already started your training or if you are a bit of a slacker, {or possibly have a LATE fall marathon} are just now getting to it. Either way this week is the BUCKLE down week. You need to […]