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London Marathon: Weeks 4-8 (Kaiser Half Recap)

Hello! I can’t believe I’m 8 weeks into a 18 week marathon training cycle and still haven’t cracked 13 miles for my longest run. But that’s the Hal Higdon novice plan for you. Hopefully my body will hold up to

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Race Recap: 2018 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon

I’m taking the microblogging format to race recaps, y’all! Let’s keep this brief and to the point. The day before the race, I carb-loaded like a champ, with pancakes, leftover spaghetti, and chicken rice porridge (congee/jook). I woke up around

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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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Kaiser Recap 2017

On Sunday, I ran the San Francisco Kaiser Half Marathon. It feels weird to be writing this recap because I hadn’t planned on doing it until 4 days before the race, and that’s because I didn’t officially register. The story

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Race Recap: Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon 2015

Why I wanted to run this race, goals, and strategy: Previously discussed here, but in summary: I wanted to race with friends.  More specifically, it was Cathryn‘s “birthday race”. (You can read her recap here, and bt’s here.) Time goal:

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Kaiser Weeks 6 & 6.5 PLUS Kaiser Race Preview!

Oh hi!  I made it through a big work project today, so I’m celebrating by drinking a glass of red wine and…blogging! I’m going to try to sum up very quickly the last 10 days or so of half marathon

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Kaiser 2015 – Week 3

First, a reminder: don’t forget, you can save $10 off the Foster City 10-miler (and $5 off the 5K) with code JENLEE.  Prices go up Tuesday, January 6th.  And now, back to our regularly scheduled program… This week only had

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Kaiser Weeks 1 & 2: Muscle Memory

Hey there!  Hope y’all had a wonderful Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Festivus… and if you don’t celebrate any of those holidays, then I hope you at least got a day or two off from work to relax this week. I had

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The Most Random Post Ever!

Hi there! It’s been a while since I came to visit this little corner of the internet.  How is everyone doing?  I can’t believe I’ve been back in California for over a week — time flies when you’re having fun! 

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Race Recap: 2014 Kaiser Permanente SF Half Marathon

Why I wanted to run this race: With a marathon scheduled in April, I thought February/March would be a great time to run a flat and fast half marathon. I had narrowed it down to Kaiser or Bay Breeze, and

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