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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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Humidity Training

Greetings from Taipei!  Maybe some of you remember the post I wrote about running in Taipei last year, maybe you don’t.  Either way, I’m not going to rehash anything from that post, except for the photo below, since I have

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MAF Test #4

Yesterday, I did my 4th MAF Test as part of my MAF Experiment.  A brief recap: I started doing MAF (or Maximum Aerobic Fitness) training in August as a way to come back from injury and to build my running

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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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MAF Test #3

Here we are, 8 weeks into my MAF experiment, which means that I just did another MAF test this past Saturday.  I knew that going into the test, my MAF training has been very inconsistent, mostly due to Ragnar messing

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Change and Adaptation

My entire existence as a “real” runner — i.e., someone who trains consistently from week to week — has been a relatively new phenomenon, dating back to the beginning of 2012.  It coincided with 2 other big changes in my

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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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The MAF Experiment

After completing the San Francisco 1st Half Marathon (SF1HM), I asked myself, “What’s next?”  Besides Ragnar Napa in mid-September, which I intend to run just for fun, I don’t have any goal races on the calendar…which is just as well

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