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Dirty Dozen Week 3

I survived the first week at my new job! I’m glad I had a flexible mindset going in, because training certainly didn’t happen as planned. I got my regular Tuesday morning run in (yay!), but an 8:45 am meeting in

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Gearing Up for Another Change

My new job officially started today, but there’s a 4 week transition period, where I’m still doing my old job (tech support, working from home) on Mondays and Fridays. So, tomorrow is my actual “first day” on the job. I’m

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So you’re running a race next week?

The first month of 2018 is almost behind us. That means the Kaiser SF Half is next week! I feel like once I decided that Kaiser was no longer going to be my goal race, I stopped seriously training for

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Happy Friday

Hi there! Friday afternoon is probably the worst time to post (in terms of views), but the best time for me logistically, so here I am. I think I’ll restart some semblance of a training log, just to keep myself

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There and Back Again

I went out of town last week for work – hence the lack of blog posting. Even though I’m entering my 8th week at my new job, I’m still considered quite a newbie and doing lots of training. Last week,

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A Quick & Dirty Guide to Training for Your First Half Marathon

Disclaimer: I’m not a medical doctor, nor am I a certified coach. The advice below is purely anecdotal and should be taken with a grain of salt. 🙂 My sister-in-law, LJ, recently signed up for her first half marathon in

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Low Risk, Low Reward

So, I’m going to start by talking about travel, but end with running. Feel free to stop/start reading wherever your interests lie (lay?). Back in June, the Gypsy Runner and I went to Mexico. There was an amazing Travelzoo deal

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