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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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See you later, Oakland

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, the Gypsy Runner and I are moving out of Oakland.  While I hate the general process of moving, especially since I’ve done it 4 times in the past 5 years, the thing that

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What would it take?

(I realize that this is the second post in a row in which I’ve used a question as a title, a total cop-out, lazy thing to do, but then again, I never claimed to be the world’s most hard-working blogger!)

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Weekly training recap: 3/11/13

Less than 7 days to go before the Oakland Half Marathon! Pretty much as soon as I wrote my last blog post about confidence, my pre-race anxiety dropped significantly. Thanks to everyone for your words of encouragement! I’ve decided that

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On Confidence

Two things happen to me, without fail, about two weeks before a big race: 1. I decide I really need to buckle down in terms of nutrition. This means cutting refined sugar, fried things, and alcohol, while increasing the intake

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Marathon Musings III: “Always look on the bright side of life”

Ask anyone who knows me, he/she is very unlikely to describe me as possessing a “sunny” disposition. I tend to lean towards skepticism; I suppose that’s what made me a decent scientist (or vice versa?). However, there’s a difference between

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4/28/19: London Marathon