Thursday, December 9, 2010

KCRA TV Interview

Here I am being interviewed by Deirdre Fitzpatrick from KCRA in Sacramento the day before my marathon. Had just finished being on a symposium panel as well.

California International Marathon

Finished my 246th marathon in Sacramento at the California International Marathon, my 11th marathon as a breast cancer survivor!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

California International Marathon

Heading to the California International Marathon in Sacramento this weekend to run my 246th marathon!

Seattle Marathon expo

Had fun in the Saucony booth last weekend at the Seattle Marathon expo. Saw alot of friends.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

KXLY Radio interview

Here is a great interview I did last Thursday at a Spokane radio station.


Play and Download File

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

New York City Marathon

What a way to celebrate my 1 year anniversary as a breast cancer survivor! Finishing my 245th marathon at the New York City Marathon on Sunday.

Associated Press Article NYC Marathon

Here is a Associated Press article about my 245th marathon finish at New York City on Sunday.


http://m.spokesman.com/stories/2010/nov/07/spokane-woman-completes-245th-marathon/

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Deer Park Tribune Article

Here is a great article from my hometown newspaper about my year long journey of going through breast cancer and my return to running.

www.dptribune.biz/content/view/246061/92/

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

New York City Marathon

I am excited to announce that I will be featured on the NBC Sports live coverage during the New York City Marathon on Sunday! My human interest story will run on NBC4 New York! I am looking forward to my 245th marathon and my 1 year anniversary as a breast cancer survivor!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Rock N Roll Denver Marathon

Finished my 244th marathon on Sunday at the new Rock N Roll Denver Marathon. Ran 5 hrs 58 mins, my fastest marathon in over a year! Kicking breast cancer to the ground!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Portland Marathon

Finished my 243rd marathon at the Portland Marathon yesterday. Poured rain the entire 26.2 miles, but enjoyed every minute of being cancer free! The new Rock N Roll Denver Marathon is this weekend, then the New York City Marathon on November 7th!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

KATU TV Portland article

Here is an Awesome article in regard to my upcoming marathon this weekend in Portland. Enjoy!

http://www.katu.com/news/specialreports/104364844.html

Friday, October 1, 2010

RaceCenter NW Magazine

An article published in the current October/November issue of RaceCenter NW Magazine in regard to my upcoming 245th marathon at New York City Marathon. Pictured with my surgeon Dr Stephanie Moline and her nurse Mischa!

CDA Race for the Cure

All of us Survivors at the Coeur d' Alene, Idaho Race for the Cure!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Race for the Cure

It was a weekend of wonderful speaking opportunities. Saturday, the keynote speaker for my cancer treatment center healthfair, Cancer Care Northwest, then today speaker at the Survivor brunch at Coeur d' Alene, Idaho Race for the Cure. Warrior Strong!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

242nd Marathon!

I finished my 242nd marathon last weekend at the Skagit Flats Marathon! Looking forward to the Portland Marathon on 10/10/10!

Thursday, September 9, 2010

242nd Marathon!

Here is an article from todays Skagit Valley Herald in regard to my upcoming 242nd marathon this weekend.

http://www.goskagit.com/home/article/cancer_messed_with_the_wrong_woman/

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Runners World Magazine

I will be featured in the November issue of Runners World Magazine. I am running my 245th marathon at the New York City Marathon on the exact 1 year anniversary of my breast cancer surgery. What a way to celebrate!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Coaches VS Cancer

It is an honor to be voluntering at the American Cancer Society Coaches vs Cancer this Saturday night! I am working the silent auction! Loving my pink breast cancer Tux!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Cancer Care Northwest Healthfair

I am honored to be the keynote speaker at the 2010 Cancer Care Northwest HealthFair at Spokane Community College at 12 noon. Come hear my inspiring story of my breast cancer journey!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Trail Running

Ran 9 miles on trails in Riverside State Park this morning. Beautiful day here in Spokane!

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Running along Alki Beach Seattle waterfront

Had a great run yesterday morning along Alki Beach before my flight home. Beautiful day in the Seattle area.

Breast Cancer Awareness Night Seattle Storm

I was honored at the WNBA Seattle Storm game on Thursday night as a breast cancer survivor. Met the CEO of the Storm and she gave me this awesome pink basketball! It was breast cancer awareness night at key Arena.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Cancer Care Northwest

I am excited to be the keynote speaker for Cancer Care North West healthfair on Saturday September 25th. I will inspire!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Good to be Alive!

Had a great run yesterday here in Spokane. Its good to be happy, healthy, and enjoying life!

Friday, July 23, 2010

Warrior Bracelet

Here is an awesome new bracelet I received. Let me know if you are interested in getting one for yourself!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Missoula Marathon

Finished marathon #241 today at the Missoula Marathon, one of the hottest marathons i have ever run! I cowboyed up though and had a great day!

Monday, July 5, 2010

Missoula Newspaper article

Here is a link to a story from the Missoula Montana newspaper in regard to my 241st marathon next weekend.


http://m.missoulian.com/sports/running/article_8268c0ac-86fe-11df-978d-001cc4c03286.html

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Seattle Rock N Roll Marathon

I finished marathon #240 yesterday in Seattle in 6 hrs 9 mins, my 4th marathon in 6 weeks. Kicking cancer to the curb!

Early Detection ad

This ad is running in every possible publication here in Spokane.

INland Imaging Promotion

Here I am in the INland Imaging Every Woman Can promotion. Spreading the word about early detection!

Mayors Marathon

Finishing marathon #239 in Anchorage at the Mayors Marathon on June 20th. Ran with my friend Jennifer.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Relay for Life

I ran 30 miles solo on Friday night at Relay for Life. Celebrating my 6 month anniversary from breast cancer. Here I am breaking the finishline tape!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Inland Imaging Photo Shoot

Spent yesterday afternoon at the INland Imaging Every Woman Can photo shoot! Fun!

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Capital City Marathon

I am excited for my 237th marathon next weekend in Olympia, Wa. Then my Relay for Life solo 30 miler on June 4th.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Race for the Cure

The Race for the Cure on Sunday was a wonderful and magical day! I wore my pink survivor gear proudly. It was very fun to be on Cancer Care Northwest Team, Pink Power! I saw my cancer surgeon and her nurse Mischa at the event and I feel this made my breast cancer journey complete.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Susan G Komen

Looking forward to the Survivor Gala tomorrow night! Get to wear my fancy cloths.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

New York City Marathon

I just got notified that I was accepted into the New York City Marathon lottery! I am so excited.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Happy Day!!!!!

HOPE EVERYONE IS HAVING A GREAT WEEKEND! HAVE RECOVERED WELL FROM MY MARATHON LAST WEEKEND AND AM LOOKING FORWARD TO RACE FOR THE CURE IN 2 WEEKS!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Yakima River Canyon Marathon

I finished the Yakima River Canyon Marathon yesterday, my 236th overall marathon finish! It was very cold at the start in the canyon, 28 degrees, Burrrr!!!!! Then the sun came out and it was 50 degrees by finish time! I ran with a great guy named Steve from start to finish who was running his 36th marathon, nice guy from Florida. I think he was freezing! Had a great welcome home at the finish and cried like a baby again, Being a breast cancer survivor has made me emotional at the finishline!

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Yakima River Canyon Marathon

I am excited for my 236th marathon this weekend at the Yakima River Canyon Marathon here in Washington State! I have done this marathon several times and it is really a beautiful coarse! It is a Saturday marathon, so I will have Sunday to recover before heading back to work on Monday, and one of the only marathons I don"t fly too! So no air travel this weekend!

Monday, March 15, 2010

Susan G Komen and Rock N Roll Dallas

My speaking engagement at the Rock N Roll Dallas Half Marathon went great. I received a standing ovation when I was introduced and another standing ovation when I finished! I made them all laugh and cry! It was a very inspiring night! My race went well yesterday as well, This is a really nice new event and hope to return next year.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Running in the Sunshine!

Oh my gosh, it is close to 60 degrees here in Spokane this weekend. Ran some awesome long runs getting ready for the new Rock N Roll Dallas Half Marathon next weekend. Got some new Saucony apparel to show off next weekend in the big D! Everyone get out there and move!

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Spring has sprung in Spokane!!!!!!

It is spring weather here in Spokane this week. Ran a killer 8 mile hilly run south of Spokane on Thursday after work and it was wonderful! It is an area called Regal Road that is out in the country and one hill after another. Had a great 5 miler this morning. Two weeks until the Rock N Roll Dallas Half Marathon where i am one of the keynote speakers at the pasta party. Got my speech all approved from the main Komen office in Dallas and ready to present. Everyone have a great week and enjoy life!!!!

Friday, February 19, 2010

Rock N Roll Dallas Half Marathon

I am featured on the website for the new Rock N Roll Dallas Half Marathon, go to the Marathon for the Cure logo on the webpage and I am one of four featured stories connected to this new event! What an honor!

Gonzaga Womens' Basketball Pink Night

It was Pink Power  night at the Gonzaga womens basketball game last night! The Kennel was a sea of pink! What a neat event for breast cancer awareness. I was a proud breast cancer survivor!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Saucony Hurricane 12's

LOVE MY NEW HURRICANE 12's. THEY ARE AN AWESOME SHOE. I HAVE HAD THEM FOR A LITTLE OVER A WEEK AND CONTINUE TO LOVE THEM MORE EACH TIME I RUN IN THEM. I HAVE WORN THE ENTIRE HURRICANE SERIES AND I THINK THIS ONE IS THE BEST YET. MUCH FIRMER HEAL AND RESPONSIVE FORE FOOT.  ALL YOU HURRICANE USERS, GET A PAIR AS SOON AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Saucony @ Cross Country Championships

It was an honor to have the USA cross country championships here in Spokane yesterday! Two of Saucony's elite women, Molly Huddle and Magda Lewy placed 2nd and 4th. It was a blast to witness these women running! I saw alot of running friends and it was a beautiful day, 50 degrees and sunny, spring like weather!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Weekend Running

Had a great 8 mile run today. Beautiful in Spokane today. Went to the ER yesterday, slammed my finger in my truck door, x-ray showed no broken bones, just a swollen, cut finger! It feels great today. After what i went through the last 3 months, this is nothing. Everyone get outside and get active this weekend.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Its Friday!

Happy Friday to all. Got a new pair of Saucony Hurricanes today and can't wait to try them out tomorrow on my regular Friday run along the river. Life is good!!!!!! Got featured in the National Susan Komen February newsletter that is sent out to 400,000 people nationwide! What an honor!

Sunday, January 31, 2010

SPOKE AGAIN ON TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE RELAY FOR LIFE MEETING. ALSO MET WITH THE MARKETING TEAM FOR CANCER CARE NORTHWEST. THEY LOVE MY SURVIVOR STORY AND LOOKING FOR PEOPLE LIKE ME TO MARKET. BEEN HAVING SOME GREAT RUNS LATELY! I CAN HANDLE THIS MILD WINTER WE ARE HAVING HERE IN SPOKANE. DECIDED TO GO BACK INTO DENTAL ASSISTING FULLTIME AGAIN. I HAVE BEEN APPLYING FOR ALOT OF OPEN POSISTIONS..WENT ON 2 INTERVIEWS THIS WEEK. STILL WORKING AS A FILL IN RIGHT NOW. I AM NOT THE SAME PERSON I WAS BACK BEFORE BREAST CANCER SO IT WAS TIME TO RETURN  TO ME FIRST LOVE, DENTISTRY.L

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

My Finisher Medal to Cancer Care Northwest


I presented my finisher medal from PF Changs Rock N Roll Marathon to my cancer surgeon yesterday in a wonderfully planned out presentation. Dr Moline was really honored and had no idea what we had planned. All of my wonderful new friends at Cancer Care northwest were there in attendance for this special moment. Thank you to everyone at Cancer Care Northwest for making me cancer free and back to my love of running marathons! I will forever be grateful!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Recovery run

Hi All,


It was beautiful here in Spokane over the weekend, ran a nice 7 mile recovery run from my marathon on Friday. Life is good. Hope everyone is doing well.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Relay for Life Kickoff

I was the guest speaker at the Spokane Valley Relay for Life Kickoff this evening. Got kind of emotional after they introduced me and as i was starting my presentation. Life is good.

Marathon Finish

Finish line with John Bingham.  Thanks for the nice welcome home.
See you down the road beating cancer.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Finish my Marathon in Phoenix!

I FINISHED MARATHON #235 IN PHOENOX THIS ADTERNOON! I AM SO EXCITED! JOHN BINGHAM GAVE ME AN EMOTIONAL AND INSPIRING WELCOME HOME AT THE FINISHLINE! ONE MORE DAY IN PHOENIX TO CELEBRATE!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Marathon #235!!!!!


I am off to Phoenix and my 235th marathon! I owe it all to Cancer Care NW and Dr Moline, they will be in my thoughts!

Competitor article

Here is a link to an article published in regard to this weekends marathon!

http://running.competitor.com/2010/01/features/234-marathons-and-counting_7794

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Warrior Marathon Runner website


I bought the domain name, so now you can access this blog directly from www.warriormarathonrunner.com

American Cancer Society


Meet with the local chapter of the American Cancer Society to get involved with the Relay for Life here in Spokane. Going to do my best to drum up some new teams to fundraise. I am planning on running 30 miles  at the Spokane Falls Relay for Life in June. Yes, 120 laps around that track. Another celebration of being cancer free!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Marathon for the Cure-Dallas Half Marathon

GOT A CALL TODAY FROM THE NATIONAL SUSAN KOMEN FOUNDATION IN DALLAS. THEY HAVE ME SCHEDULED TO BE THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR THE MARATHON FOR THE CURE WHICH IS A PART OF THE NEW ROCK N ROLL DALLASS HALF MARATHON ON MARCH 14TH.THIS NEW HALF IS GOING TO BE HUGE! I AM HONORED TO BE A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR!

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Rock N Roll Arizona


Is anyone else running RNR Arizona next weekend?

Icy running


It is a solid sheet of ice here in Spokane this morning. Tried to drive down off the hill to meet some friends to run at Manito Park and had to get myself out of the ditch and head back home because it was so slick! I will do my running on the treadmill today. Excited for my marathon next weekend in Phoenix.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Slick and slushy

It was a slick and slushy run this morning here in Spokane. Wore my new Saucony Razor trail shoes! Kept my feet dry and warm! Love those shoes.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Happy New Year

I hope everyone has been out already enjoying the New Year! I have been running everyday! I challenge everyone to get out everyday and move. If I can challenge myself to run a marathon 10 weeks after breast cancer surgery, then you can do it to! Please update me with your progress.