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After the Oakland Half, I started thinking about what my next goal would be. DD and I have talked on and off for a while about doing the Brazen Dirty Dozen 6 hour race. This is a 6 (or 12)

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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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Running Goals: 2014 & 2015

This is a 2-for-1 post, wherein I look back on my 2014 running goals and evaluate how far I have (or haven’t) come, as well as look forward to what I hope to accomplish in 2015.  First, a review of

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Looking ahead

If you scroll down this page a little bit, you’ll see a box that reads “On the docket”.  It’s where I usually list my upcoming races.  For the first time in years, it’s completely empty — I don’t have a

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Running Goals 2014

Happy New Year!! In setting my running goals for 2014, I thought long and hard about what I want out of running, what kind of runner I want to become, and which weaknesses I want to address.  So without further

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Arbitrary Goals & Racing Psychology

Two random blurbs before I head to bed: First, it occurred to me today how random running goals can be. Race results mean something very specific to runners, but to non-runners, they’re probably like, “Uh, sounds good, I guess??” So,

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Running Goals 2013

Ah, yes, the post that every running blogger must write: Goals for the Upcoming Year. Now, I’m not one for making resolutions, mostly because the kind of resolutions I make tend to be ambiguous with no actual game plan towards

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Post-marathon Musings: Rest, Recovery, and Randomness

Rest & Recovery: It’s day 5 post-marathon and I’m happy to report that I’m no longer walking around like a zombie! After the race, my hips were SO tight. I could swing them back and forth, but had serious issues

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Goals: April 2012

I’ve never been particularly good at setting running goals, especially without a race, but I do have some general goals that I want to attain. So I thought I’d write them down for my edification and also for your information

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4/28/19: London Marathon