Our Upcoming 36 Hours of Fun and Family Sacrifices

I promised some news on our next race, so…we are running a 36 Hour race called Holston Endurance Challenge in Bristol, Tennessee next weekend! We start on Friday, August 5th at 8:00 pm and end on Sunday, August 7th at 8:00 am. We are super excited about the opportunity to see our dear friend who…

8-Hours in a Dream Race Recap

hat a fabulous weekend we had here in the Bello house. We hope yours was equally run-tastic!  Friday night was rather chill, as I had quite the nice little headache that I was really trying to make go away asap so that I would feel 100% at the race. (As a warning and by way…

More Traveling and Race Day Eve!

I had some more travel this week for work and then we have our race tomorrow. This seems like a pattern for our summer!  I got to visit a truly awesome city that I never knew existed: Greenville, South Carolina. I think it would just be runner heaven. It is so pedestrian friendly and has…

Have I Told You How Clumsy I Am?

We had a weekend full of training…but not our typical kind! We are training to be pre-marriage counselors with our church, so we had training all Friday night and most of the day on Saturday. It fit in quite well with our running training, as we are tapering for our 8 hour race on Saturday….

Traveling Food, Strength Training, and New Sunglasses

How has life been? I feel like it’s been forever since we last chatted. I was traveling to the Sunshine State again this week, hence the Friday post versus Thursday post. It was just a quick overnight trip, so only one day spent on the dreaded treadmill. I did a 7 mile easy run at…

Park Time, Rest Time, and More Hills Needed!

The weekend was spent in total relaxation mode. We did a bit of running, with 7 miles on Saturday and Sunday. Then we did a bit of laying around. Then we did a bit of enjoying the sunshine in the park. Then we did a bit of planning for our upcoming races and training. One…

Just Getting Some R&R and End of Race Picture

This will be a super brief post today. Not much going on in the Bello house this week. Just getting lots and lots of sleep and relaxing. Trying to get ahead on work stuff since we have a little more time in our schedules. We walked 3 miles on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and then…

48 Hours in the Books at Merrill’s Mile!

Well, here we are on the other side of 48 hours of running! This post is going to be a bit longer than usual, so grab a cup of coffee or chocolate milk and let’s get started with the race recap.  First and very importantly, I got my nails ready for the race. And even…