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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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CIM Training Week 5 of 12: Highs & Lows

If CIM Training Week 4 was all rainbows and unicorns, then Week 5 was a whole load of the opposite. Here’s what went down: Monday: Rest. Tuesday: 90 minutes easy. OOF. This one was a slog, partially due to beat-up

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Me vs. the Sidewalk

CIM training starts tomorrow! As an example of the kind of nerd I am, I wasn’t that excited until I set up my training plan spreadsheet. Filling in each box and envisioning the runs filled me with anticipation instead of

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The Importance of Sleep

I know that the title is a no-brainer, and this isn’t going to be an elaborate post about the physiological effects of sleep deprivation. And those of you out there with young children know all too well how important sleep

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Some Progress

As it turns out, signing up for a really expensive half marathon was enough to get me in my running shoes 4 times last week, for a total of 20.5 miles. There was some quality in those miles too: I

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Tiny Glimmers of Hope

I can already tell that my MAF training experiment is going to be full of highs and lows.  A little over a week ago, I was in a funk after my 2nd long run.  Then, as if the running gods

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Random Things Thursday

I have a bunch of random thoughts floating around in my head, so I thought I’d unleash them all in the form of a blog post!  Lucky you! Random thought #1:  MAF long runs are harder than I expected.  Why?

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