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Recovery: A Tale of Two Marathons

Earlier in the year, when I first realized that I’d only have 5 weeks between the Oakland and Big Sur Marathons, I was a little scared.  Would I be recovered and ready run another marathon in a relatively short amount

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Lessons Learned From Big Sur & What’s Next

I always like to write a post about lessons I learned from a marathon for future reference, so Big Sur shall be no different!  Here’s a collection of random thoughts, in no particular order: Racing vs. running: As I mentioned

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Race Recap: 2014 Big Sur International Marathon

On April 27th, I ran the Big Sur International Marathon, a.k.a., marathon #4.  Usually, I’m eager to write a recap and analyze every little detail and feeling I had during the race.  This time, however, I felt fairly satisfied with

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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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Posted in Goals, Race Preview

Big Sur International Marathon – 1 week to go

Less than 7 days until the Big Sur International Marathon!  One nice thing about the timing of Big Sur is that it’s only 6 days after the Boston Marathon, so I’ve been channeling the excitement building around Boston towards Big

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Posted in Training

Happy 2nd Blog-a-versary! (and Big Sur Week 3)

Today, Running Tangents turns 2!  It’s been a great experience so far.  One thing that I’ve found extremely rewarding about Running Tangents is all of the great people I’ve met and gotten to know — either through the blog itself

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Posted in Training

Oakland Marathon – Post-Race Analysis & Recovery

I have a feeling this post will be extremely rambling, so apologies in advance!  It’s been 2 weeks since the Oakland Marathon and being the reflective (i.e., overly analytical) person that I am, I have many thoughts about the experience.

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Posted in random, Trail running, Training
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