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Race Recap: OktobeRun 5K

I’ve been so bad about blogging lately, but I sincerely thought I could post a recap of this race within a month of running it. Turns out I was wrong. Also, the shorter the race, the less material there is,

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The Last 2.5 Months

Hey! Yes, I’m still here. Life has been good, but super busy. Here’s a quick recap of the last 2.5 months – in running and non-running news: August: I paced the 2:20 group at the Brazen Summer Breeze Half Marathon,

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Alameda Holiday Kick Off 5K

It seems that my racing motto this year is, “Under promise (and under train) and over deliver”. In the past, my racing and training philosophy very much overlapped with my personal and professional m.o.’s: set a goal and go after

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Looking Back/Looking Forward

Before moving on to the next thing, I wanted to make note of my recent 5K training cycle – as much for myself as for anyone who might be interested. I didn’t follow a formal plan, and actually, I’m not

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Two weeks

Just checking in with a quick training update, before I head into another work-induced black hole (this time, it’s a conference that I helped to organize). As part of 5K training, I’ve been doing speedwork regularly. The nice thing about

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Race Recap: Crissy Field parkrun 1/30/16

Background: I’ve been a long-time listener to the Marathon Talk podcast, and one of the hosts, Tom Williams, is an organizer of parkrun — a free, weekly 5K that started in the U.K., and has since spread all over the

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SF FroYo 5K Giveaway!

Someone from the FroYo Running series reached out to me to give me a free entry to the SF FroYo Run (5K) on Sunday, September 6th. Unfortunately, I can’t go, but I asked them if I could make it a

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Race Recap: LMJS Couples Relay 2015

Why I wanted to run this race: The Lake Merritt Joggers and Striders Couples Relay is a 2-person, 10K race, where each team member takes his/her turn running 1 lap (5K) around Lake Merritt.  The Gypsy Runner and I ran

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Race Recap: LMJS 4th Sunday 5K (October 2014)

I decided to run this past Sunday’s Lake Merritt Joggers and Striders 4th Sunday race only 3 days beforehand.  KP and I were texting back and forth, trying to decide when our next running date would be.  We were having

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Race Recap: 5K on the Bay

“10K on the Bay” 5K run/walk Aug. 24, 2014 Hayward, CA I’ve been itching to run a 5K for a few months now, and when RC and LJ expressed some interest in running this particular race, I said, “Sign me

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