Red. White. & Runnababez!

5 Jul

Runnababez were quite busy racing on the 4th of July around STL.  Over at the O’Fallon Firecracker Race, Jackie placed 1st female overall, 3rd including men in the 10k with a time of 37:05.  Courtney McDermott made her postpartum racing debut at just 5 weeks postpartum! Courtney placed 4th female overall, and first in her age-group running 21:51.  She is excited to be back!

At the Chesterfield Stars & Stripes 5k, Lisa placed 1st female overall, 4th including men running 19:39.  Lauren Hubbard placed 4th female overall, in 23:35.

America’s Birthday 5k downtown saw Monica Lewis run her fastest 5k in years, running 24:59.

Hope everyone had a Happy 4th!courtneyhollywoodmonica



Lisa 8th in Mile

1 Jul

Lisa welcomed herself back to the elite field of the Macklind mile, in St. Louis this past weekend.  The mile is one of her favorite race distances, so she couldn’t resist despite lack of speed training.  She placed 8th overall female with a time of 5:28. This race was one week after completing a marathon!

Look for the Runnababez racing action to continue around STL as the babez hit the local 5ks on the 4th of July!



Runnababez Racing Recap

26 Jun

This past weekend, Runnababez did a lot of racing.  Things started off on Saturday, at the Grandma’s marathon in Duluth, MN.  Diana Casanova ran a very solid race in 3:21 and said she felt good at the end.  Lisa Cary ran her first marathon in several years after baby,  and said it just wasn’t a good legs day,  it felt rough, but trooped it in to finish.

Jackie won the Trails for Tails 10k, in 37:05 in St. Charles.  Amanda Houston ran her first 10k race after babies, and ran the Crystal City Moonlight 10k taking home a first place skeleton raptor trophy!

Go! 5k Results

17 Jun

This Father’s day Jackie raced in the Go! 5k, which is one of the fastest and most competitive 5k’s in the St. Louis area.  She placed second overall with a time of 16:55!  Fellow Runnababez Juli Stults & Amanda Houston, decided to get out there and test their fitness finishing in 18:24, for 6th place Juli Stults.  Amanda ran 19:50 her first race in a while, busting off the rust!

Runnababez Welcome Ultra Trail Runner Diana Casanova!

10 Jun

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Diana Casanova is an ultra trail runner extraordinaire! Diana has competed in numerous ultra distances over the years, including trail distances of 50k, and even 50 milers!  She loves the long distance and is quite good at it.  She has placed 1st female a bunch of times in the 50k and ultra distances, beating out a lot of men as well!  She is ranked as one of the top 10 female ultra trail runners in the country.

Recent Results & PR’s:

  • 50 mile PR – 7:33.04 – Tunnel Hill, 1st Place Female
  • The Hennepid Hundred – 50k – 1st Place Female
  • Frisco Railroad Run – 50 miler – April 2019, 1st Place Female, 3rd including men
  • Ozark Foothills – 50k – 1st Place Female, 6th including men 

Runnababez Welcome Monica Lewis!

29 May

The Runnababez are excited to officially welcome to the team Monica Lewis!  She recently placed 4th female overall at the Lost Valley Trail 4 mile race this past weekend!  She continues to improve, and looks forward to being apart of the Runnababez to help push her to new PRS!


Monica – Lost Valley 4 mile Trail Race


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Jackie Wins Zoo 5k

21 May

Congrats to Jackie Pirtle-Hall for winning the St. Louis Zoo 5k, this past weekend!  She ran it in 18:20, the day after doing a long run!  She placed 1st overall in women, and 5th including men. The Zoo run is a tradition for her whole family to run, what a fun day!