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Dirty Dozen Week 3

I survived the first week at my new job! I’m glad I had a flexible mindset going in, because training certainly didn’t happen as planned. I got my regular Tuesday morning run in (yay!), but an 8:45 am meeting in

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There and Back Again

I went out of town last week for work – hence the lack of blog posting. Even though I’m entering my 8th week at my new job, I’m still considered quite a newbie and doing lots of training. Last week,

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Running, Lately

Back to our regularly scheduled programming: yes, I have been running lately. Not as much or as regularly as I’d like to, but better than what I did in January. It’s been frustrating though – it seems that as soon

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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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Big Basin 50K Week 9: 50-Mile Week & Lake Chabot Trail Challenge Mini-Recap

Week 9, TL; DR version: I came down with a cold and I completed a 50-mile week, culminating with a 21.6 mile run on Sunday. Week 9, extended version: I don’t mean to complain, because I know people get sick

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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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An Experiment of One

As a scientist, I’ve always believed in the power of numbers, data, and statistics.  With running though, it’s impossible to make any solid conclusions based on any one individual’s stats.   To me, that’s both wonderful and extremely frustrating.  Wonderful in

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Weekly Recap: Turkey Trot, MAF Test #5-ish & Holy Hills!

That title is quite a mouthful, eh?  Or maybe I should say it’s an eyeful.  In keeping with the random theme from my last post, this past week’s running has also been quite out of the ordinary.  On Tuesday, I

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A quick update

I wish I could report that my return to running last week was all unicorns and rainbows…alas, it was not.  Here’s what I did last week, exercise-wise: Tuesday: Ran 3 miles at Lake Chabot. Wed: Swam 1000 yds. Thurs: Ran

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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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4/28/19: London Marathon

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