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Jessica D. Patient Expert

Trail Runner, outdoor junkee, traveler, Indie Filmmaker, Writer, Lover of life and people and open heart surgery veteran.
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So Saturday we went to go run in ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So Saturday we went to go run in Aliso and Woods Canyon Regional Park. This run has a sizable hill about half way through then an amazing decent down a trail called " ... Read on »
Haloscancommenting and trackback ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Haloscan commenting and trackback have been added to this blog. Read on »
We had a very memorable run this ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We had a very memorable run this morning - as you will see by the number of pictures I took!  It was only the 3 of us and I wasn't sure what to expect.  It had been ra ... Read on »
So this Saturday's run is all se ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So this Saturday's run is all set for Laguna Coast Wilderness Park in the bluffs overlooking Laguna Beach and Newport Coast.  I've never run here before so this will b ... Read on »
I found an interesting article o ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I found an interesting article online from the LA Times.  It's about Trail running and the lures and benefits of it.  According to this article, trail running has inc ... Read on »
We ran Laguna Coast Wilderness P ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We ran Laguna Coast Wilderness Park this morning.  I found a 13 mile route on this page: http://www.mountainbikebill.com/LagunaCoastWP.htm It was extremely foggy wh ... Read on »
We set out for a 13 mile trail r ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We set out for a 13 mile trail run in Whiting Ranch.  It was a beautiful sunny morning but it had rained quite a bit yesterday.  We quickly discovered the trails were ... Read on »
Well well well. Is Mr. Jurek's ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well well well.  Is Mr. Jurek's winning streak at the Western States 100 Endurance Run in jeopardy?  One thing for sure, is it always is an interesting race and this year ... Read on »
I'm in the processing of moving ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm in the processing of moving over my trail running blog from Blogger.  I was having some problems with that site so hopefully this will work better! Read on »
Well, no one else showed up for ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, no one else showed up for the run today.  I have never run in Whiting Ranch by myself mostly due to the fact that a mountain bikers was killer by a mountain lion the ... Read on »
Okay so Runner's World this mont ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Okay so Runner's World this month has a reviews of some trail shoes.  It's worth checking out.  I usually read my trail shoes reviews in trail runner, but I'll take what I ... Read on »
I went out for a fairly hard 8.5 ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I went out for a fairly hard 8.5 miles training run tonight.  I'm not brave enough (or dumb enough) to run trails when it's prime kitty-cat time.  Running on sidewalks rea ... Read on »
Well, Dean Karanzes is at it aga ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, Dean Karanzes is at it again.  50 Marathons in 50 states in 50 days.  Grand total: 1300 miles. The Event Judging by the details of some of his events it loo ... Read on »
Did you run in the L.A. Marathon ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Did you run in the L.A. Marathon?  Did you watch it?  I caught it this morning on TV as I was waking up from my very late night at work last night.  I hadn't paid much att ... Read on »
Today was quite interesting. It ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today was quite interesting.  It was just two of us running.  We started off in Whiting Ranch to make our way over to Limestone Canyon.  The first few miles went good, but ... Read on »
I registered. I'm hoping I can ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I registered.  I'm hoping I can round up some people to go with me.  There is a half marathon as well for those who don't want to go the full distance but still want a goo ... Read on »
I rushed to my mailbox exactly 3 ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I rushed to my mailbox exactly 3 seconds after the mailman delivered my mail yesterday.  Okay.  Not exactly.  I picked up my mail at 10PM and hadn't been to the mailbox fo ... Read on »
There's a part of me when it com ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There's a part of me when it comes to running that I think has lost it's mind.  I'm always willing to take much bigger risks when running and try much crazier things than ... Read on »
For some reason I thought my rac ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For some reason I thought my race started at 8AM this morning.  I left my house around 6:30, planning to get to my race 1 hour early to leave room to go to the bathroom, w ... Read on »
We ran for about 90 minutes toda ... by Jessica D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We ran for about 90 minutes today.  Myself, Lisa and Autumn.  It was a good run and I felt great.  I hope I feel this good tomorrow for my race!  We had lots of hills but ... Read on »