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Race Recap: Lake Chabot Trail Challenge 2017

If 2016 was a year of super consistent running, then 2017 has so far been the polar opposite. As I’ve complained all year, I’ve yet to find my groove, whether that’s been due to burnout, lack of motivation, and/or life/work

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Race Recap: Cinderella Trail Half Marathon

Back in 2012, the Cinderella 10K was my second ever trail race. It was in some ways the perfect introduction to trail racing – a brutal but scenic course, with technical terrain to constantly remind me to pick up my

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The Running Sweet Spot

I’ve run a lot of different race distances from 5K to 50K. Lately, I’ve thought a lot about what my favorite distance is… or rather, what my least favorite distances are. I’m currently in the frame of mind that longer

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Steps in the Right Direction

I’m finally beginning to see the light at the end of the (low motivation, very fatigued) tunnel. I went to see Dr. W, my general practitioner, on Monday and had a complete blood panel done. Dr. W suggested we look

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More Rambling

Hi again! Thanks to those of you who commented on my last post about lack of motivation and gave me encouragement and suggestions. Upon further reflection, here’s what I’ve concluded: My lack of motivation extends beyond running. I’m actually thinking

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Change of Plans

Happy Easter! Before I start this post – a quick shoutout for the Donate Life 5K/10K in Walnut Creek on September 9, 2017. From their website: “Funds raised from the event go towards education of organ and tissue donation in

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Tips for Pacers & Runners

I’m by no means an expert, but now that I’ve paced 4 half marathons, I wanted to write up a few of my thoughts and share some tips – to people who want to pace and to those who want

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