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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 Week 7! (race week)

Hi there! I’m happy to report that I’ve survived yet another marathon.  The post-race marathon waddle has set in, with a lot of soreness and achiness in my hips.  My calves were the only muscles that really despised being foam-rolled

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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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Posted in Trail running, Training

Race Recap: Chabot 30K

Why I wanted to run this race: I really like the confidence that comes from a hard, long trail run done during marathon training.  Plus, back in late December, Inside Trail Racing (ITR) was offering 15% off any of their

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Going with the flow (Kaiser Week 5)

Last week in running & exercise… Tues: Alternating tempo run + stairs. Workout: warm-up, 5 miles alternating between 9:10 and 9:30, 5 x Cleveland Cascade, cool-down. Actual splits: 9:09, 9:25, 9:10, 9:21, 9:08 As you can probably tell, I had

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Posted in Trail running, Training

Small Breakthroughs

Since I’m not in hardcore training mode right now, weekly training recaps will be more low-key and perhaps not-so-weekly.  I would’ve skipped this post altogether if it had not been for 2 runs this week that I’m excited to share

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 5

OK, so I realized in retrospect that I was a bit melodramatic last week. One thing I’ve forgotten about marathon training is that it can be an emotional roller coaster — one minute things look dire, but then before you

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Posted in MCM, Training

Marine Corps Marathon Week 4

And just when everything was going so well… Well, folks, this was the week where at least one wheel fell off the proverbial wagon. Since I started running last year, my body hasn’t quite adapted to more than 1 session

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Posted in MCM, random, Training

Weekly training recap: SF2HM Week 8

*SF2HM = San Francisco 2nd Half Marathon Sorry for the delayed post, but I was busy enjoying my Memorial Day weekend, as I hope you all were too! Mon: Rest. Tues: Met up with KH for a run around the

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Weekly training recap: 2/11/13

Happy President’s Day weekend everyone! You know what’s better than a 3-day weekend? Not realizing it was a 3-day weekend until the Friday before. I’m excited to get an extra day to sleep in, relax, and take care of errands

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4/28/19: London Marathon