Category Archives: "Travel"

US Olympic Trials – Part 0: Enjoy the Ride

The day begins at night. Somehow, my brain activates before my alarm (perhaps thanks to Richard Parker’s meows) and I stumble into the kitchen. The clock reads 6am but feels like 3am, as I’ve spent the previous week adjusting my body to Pacific Time. Mariana and I pack up the last of our gear and […]

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Trujillo, 2013. Part 1: El Camino (On the Road)

Posted by Ty · on November 07, 2015 · in Reflection, Running, Travel · with 0 Comments

Trujillo, 2013. Part 1: El Camino (On the Road)

Two years ago this weekend, I had what people refer to as a “breakout” performance, running 1’02’13 for 20km at the Media Maraton de Trujillo. This race validated the training I’d been putting in since graduating college earlier in the year and gave me great confidence that I still had room for improvement, particularly in […]

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Quito (Part 0): Here we go again

Posted by Ty · on September 09, 2015 · in Quito, Reflection, Running, Travel · with 0 Comments

Quito (Part 0): Here we go again

The morning starts off as so many do, just slightly earlier. Richard meows for his breakfast, I schlep myself downstairs for a cup of coffee, and, within an hour, my joints are feeling less geriatric and I’m heading out the door for my run. Because it’s earlier than usual, the morning is cool – relatively […]

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Where Have I Been? (VI)

Posted by Ty · on March 07, 2015 · in Reflection, Travel, Where Have I Been? · with 0 Comments

Where Have I Been? (VI)

Click here to read all of the posts in the “Where have I been?” series (if you haven’t you should probably start from the beginning, before you read on!) Also, you can click on any of the photos for a bigger version.   Part VI: Ushuaia, Argentina to Sierra Valdivieso Forest   I can feel the distance. Ushuaia is […]

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