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Race Preview: Dirty Dozen 6 Hour Race

Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018 (which I just realized happens to be our 2nd wedding anniversary… happy anniversary, Gypsy Runner!) Location: Point Pinole, Richmond CA Format: 3.37-mile loops. You only need to complete one loop to be a finisher. There

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Race Preview: Oakland Half 2018

I’ve been referring to the Oakland Half as a goal race, but have I been training like it? Hardly. I finally snuck in a couple of race pace/tempo workouts in the last few weeks, and got some decent long runs

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Race week! Oakland Running Festival Preview 2016

Less than 3 days to go until race day! This will be my 5th consecutive year participating in the Oakland Running Festival (ORF), but my 1st time doing two events in one day – the 5K and the Half Marathon!

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Kaiser Weeks 6 & 6.5 PLUS Kaiser Race Preview!

Oh hi!  I made it through a big work project today, so I’m celebrating by drinking a glass of red wine and…blogging! I’m going to try to sum up very quickly the last 10 days or so of half marathon

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Race Preview: San Francisco 1st Half Marathon

Race: San Francisco 1st Half Marathon (SF1HM) Date & Time: Sunday, July 27, 2014 Course reconnaissance: According to the race website: The 1st Half Marathon covers the first half of The San Francisco Marathon.  The race starts on the Embarcadero

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Race Preview: Big Sur International Marathon

Race: Big Sur International Marathon Date & Time: Sunday, April 27, 2014 @ 6:45 a.m. Where: Big Sur to Carmel, CA Course reconnaissance: As you can see from the map, the Big Sur Marathon course starts in Big Sur and

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Race Preview: Oakland Marathon

Race: Oakland Marathon Date & Time: Sunday, March 23, 2014 @ 7:30 a.m. Where: Oakland, CA Course reconnaissance: The most glaring thing is that huge hill (small mountain?) from miles 3 to 11.  I’m used to seeing elevation profiles like

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Race Preview: Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon

Race: Kaiser Permanente SF Half Marathon Date & Time: Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 @ 8:00 a.m. Where: San Francisco, CA Course reconnaissance: – Course map – The course starts in Golden Gate Park and heads east for an out-and-back on

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