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Pleasanton Ridge, Hamstring Issues, & a Practice Race

I’ve been trying to avoid turning this blog to a training log. Even though it’s useful for me, I know it can get boring for others. But I find that when I’m deep into a training cycle, and also busy

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Race Recap: LMJS Couples Relay 2015

Why I wanted to run this race: The Lake Merritt Joggers and Striders Couples Relay is a 2-person, 10K race, where each team member takes his/her turn running 1 lap (5K) around Lake Merritt.  The Gypsy Runner and I ran

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Race Recap: LMJS 4th Sunday 5K (October 2014)

I decided to run this past Sunday’s Lake Merritt Joggers and Striders 4th Sunday race only 3 days beforehand.  KP and I were texting back and forth, trying to decide when our next running date would be.  We were having

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Weekly training recap: 2/18/13 & BONUS Mini Race Recap!

Mon: President’s Day! The Gypsy Runner and I went rock climbing. As if that wasn’t enough of an upper body workout, I decided to go to yoga too, which turned out to be pretty intense. Stats: 2 hours cross-training (rock

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Weekly training recap: CIM Week 16 (Taper Week 1)

This week was a little funky because I ended up resting on both Monday and Tuesday. Mon: Rest. My foot and hip were still bothering me from the 20-miler on Sunday, but I could tell it was the kind of

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Weekly training recap: CIM Week 7 + Mini Race Recap LMJS 10K

I’m starting to sense that every week, there’s a theme to my training. This week’s theme was “run by feel.” Mon: Rest. Tues: Rather than go by any goal time, I wanted to run by feel (or perceived exertion). I

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Race Recap: LMJS 4th Sunday 5K (May 2012)

In just about every aspect of my life, including running, my modus operandi is to plan, plan, and plan some more. So, it was a bit unusual for me to wake up at 7:30 a.m. yesterday and decide at the

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