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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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CIM Training Week 5 of 12: Highs & Lows

If CIM Training Week 4 was all rainbows and unicorns, then Week 5 was a whole load of the opposite. Here’s what went down: Monday: Rest. Tuesday: 90 minutes easy. OOF. This one was a slog, partially due to beat-up

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CIM Training Week 1 (of 12)

I’ve been staying away from weekly training recaps, because I think they tend to be a bit dry, but I’ll make an exception for CIM training because I usually like to go back and read details on how a particular

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Where to Run: East Bay Edition

Cathryn came up with a great idea to have a series of “Where to Run Where I Live” guides for visitors, new transplants, and/or runners looking to explore new routes. Check out these editions that have already been posted: San

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Posted in Advice, Trail running

Settling in

Hello there!  I’ve survived #movepocalypse2014 and am happy to report that I’m much better rested and less stressed compared to last week.  Today was momentous: the last box was unpacked, I finished acquiring all of the little things we needed,

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 15 (Peak Week!) + Mt. Diablo Mini-Recap

Before I start this week’s recap, I wanted to give a shout-out to Mike, who kicked butt at the Portland Marathon today. His finish time of 3:30:27 was just shy of his PR — impressive considering a mid-cycle injury that

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Weekly training recap: SF2HM Week 7

*SF2HM = San Francisco 2nd Half Marathon Mon: Rest. Tues: I decided it was time to add some minor elevation gains to my usually easy Tuesday morning run. I ran up Trestle Glen and did 3 hill repeats at the

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