Run with Renee

This picture sums up how much fun I had. The Inaugural Cancer Crush was Saturday, September 22, 2018. It was a pretty excellent day. There were a lot of people, near and far, who were part of Run with Renee. When I learned about the Cancer Crush, I knew I wanted to start a team….

Crunch Time for the Cancer Crush

I’m running five miles in less than three weeks for the MCW Cancer Crush. When I launched my team, Run with Renee, three months ago I thought running the 5 miles would be easy. But then summer happened and I got busy doing everything else. It’s not that I’ve been on the couch doing nothing….

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

Two years ago my life changed forever. A little over two years ago I went to my doctor for bloating and discomfort and two weeks later I was diagnosed with appendix cancer. Those two weeks were a whirlwind of doctors appointments and scans and surgery and ended up creating so much uncertainty and anxiety and…

Run with Renee for MCW Cancer Crush

Friends, family, co-workers, everyone! Join me this summer for the inaugural MCW Cancer Crush.┬áCancer Crush is a summer-long run/walk/bike challenge to get active and raise money to fuel lifesaving cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin in partnership with Froedtert Hospital. I┬ásee this as a great way to give back to the Cancer Center…

2018 Door County Half Marathon: Race Recap

I’ve been thinking about how to write this for two weeks. This race meant a lot of different things. But first off, it was a super fun weekend away with friends and family. We took Friday off so we wouldn’t be rushed and enjoyed a beautiful afternoon in Door County that included packet pickup, a…

Door County Half Marathon: Thoughts and Goal

Goals and thoughts. So many thoughts. One goal: run and finish my 24th half marathon. (Yes, I went back and counted.) I have mentally gotten myself to a place where I am okay with the fact that this will be my slowest half ever. It is what it is. I have had a million thoughts…