The end of our time in Rio

It's been a stressful 24 hours. Last night we went out to a real Brazilian Steak house that had good ratings on TripAdviser. Dinner was good enough, crazy, and then ended up being more than we expected. As we were leaving some people waved us over to their table. They were so excited to find … Continue reading The end of our time in Rio

Adventures in Rio: Carnaval

We knew what we were getting ourselves into, or at least we thought we did. Carnaval is every bit as crazy and overwhelming as you can imagine. The first night we just went to a small neighborhood parade. It was family friendly and mostly people drinking and dancing in the street. Night 2 was our … Continue reading Adventures in Rio: Carnaval

Running Break

I've been pretty much training consistently since November 2011. A few weeks ago my coach threw out the idea of a break. I immediately responded with the dates I was going to be in Phoenix knowing full well I had zero desire to run there. Lows of 87, highs of 111. It was hot to … Continue reading Running Break