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Let’s Discuss: “Are marathons bad for your health?”

This isn’t so much a blog post, but more of a musing — one that I hope will generate some interesting discussion in the comments section.  Even before I came down with this hip thing, and actually before I ran

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Recovery: A Tale of Two Marathons

Earlier in the year, when I first realized that I’d only have 5 weeks between the Oakland and Big Sur Marathons, I was a little scared.  Would I be recovered and ready run another marathon in a relatively short amount

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Race Recap: 2014 Big Sur International Marathon

On April 27th, I ran the Big Sur International Marathon, a.k.a., marathon #4.  Usually, I’m eager to write a recap and analyze every little detail and feeling I had during the race.  This time, however, I felt fairly satisfied with

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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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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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Oakland Marathon – Post-Race Analysis & Recovery

I have a feeling this post will be extremely rambling, so apologies in advance!  It’s been 2 weeks since the Oakland Marathon and being the reflective (i.e., overly analytical) person that I am, I have many thoughts about the experience.

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Race Recap: 2014 Oakland Marathon

Why I wanted to run this race & Goals: Discussed in detail here and here, but the basic gist is that I decided to run the Oakland Marathon about 2 months ago because I thought it would be fun and

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What do you look for in a running blog?

A couple of weeks ago, I fell into the rabbit hole also known as Get Off My Internets (GOMI).  For those who aren’t familiar, it’s snark-central for the entire blogosphere.  I forgot why I went there in the first place,

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Marathons on My Mind

Hey guys, guess what? I’m running 2 marathons in the next 11 weeks!  In 6 weeks, I’m running the Oakland Marathon and in 11 weeks, it’s the Big Sur International Marathon (BSIM).  I didn’t intentionally set out to run 2

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Regrouping

Greetings from Oakland!  I’ve been back from Taiwan for a little over a week now, and slowly getting back into the swing of things.  I think that the timing of my trip couldn’t have been better for my running.  Before

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