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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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Running, Lately

Back to our regularly scheduled programming: yes, I have been running lately. Not as much or as regularly as I’d like to, but better than what I did in January. It’s been frustrating though – it seems that as soon

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CIM Week 11.5 of 12: Race Preview

Let’s face it: it’s super awkward to post workouts from the last week of marathon training after the race, so I thought I’d lump the beginning of Week 12 with a little race preview, to get my pre-CIM rambling on.

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CIM Training Week 11 of 12: Almost Game Time

Less than a week to go until CIM!! It seems so surreal. I’ll draft a race preview sometime later this week, but in the meantime, here are some random thoughts: My right ankle has been bugging me since the Berkeley

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CIM Training Week 10 of 12: Peak Week?

“Peak Week 1” LOLZ. I don’t know if I’m peaking, or just feel “peak-ed”. With Thanksgiving upon us, I can’t help but get in the mindset of feeling grateful for a lot of things in my life. In terms of

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CIM Training Week 9 of 12: Peak Weeks, Here I Come!

My training plan from Greg McMillan’s You (Only Faster) is pretty traditional for the most part, but there are a few quirky things. For example, McMillan thinks the word “taper” is bad, because it denotes relaxation. Instead he prefers to

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CIM Training Week 8 of 12: Unplanned Step Back Week

Well, there’s usually at least a couple of hiccups during any marathon training cycle, and mine arrived Thursday in the form of a sore throat. As (what I hope to be) a mild head cold moves through my system, I

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9/17/17 – Alameda Half Marathon
10/1/17 – Tiburon Half (2:20 pacer)

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