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2015: Year in Running

Time for the year-end post! These are sometimes cheesy, but I enjoy looking back at the last 12 months and doing a little summary before moving on to the new year. Also, since I’m a numbers nerd, I like to

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Posted in Training

Walnut Creek Half – Race Week!

How is it race week already?! Time is zooming by! Last time I checked in, I was about to leave for an 11-day trip to Taiwan. I’m happy to report that I managed to hit my running goals: I ran

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Posted in Training

Race Recap: Big Basin 50K

Race day: Sunday, July 26th, 2015. All signs indicated that things would go smoothly. The week before the race was extremely calm, at work and at home. I ate healthily and slept well. On the morning of the race, the

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Posted in Big Basin 50K, Race Recap, Trail running

Race Recap: Brazen Dirty Dozen 10K

Jess and Kate, two of my best running friends, are moving away at the end of the month to Oklahoma and Southern California, respectively. {Insert sad crying emoji here.} In true crazy runner fashion, they decided to bid farewell to

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Big Basin 50K Week 8: Over the Hump!

This past Sunday marked the end of Week 8 (out of 16) of Big Basin 50K training – which means less than 8 weeks left until race day! It’s hard to believe I’ll be running my first ultramarathon in less

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Base Building, Training Plan, and Fundraising for the Big Basin 50K!

As I mentioned earlier this year, my big goal for 2015 is to run my first ultramarathon: the Big Basin 50K.  Even though the race seems far, far away, I’m starting my official 16-week training plan in early April –

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See you next year

I’ve either acclimated to the humidity of Taipei, or the weather started cooperating, or both. Regardless, runs #3 and #4 in Taipei have been a lot better than the first 2.  For comparison, my first run was 5.2 miles averaging

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Posted in Travel

Short Term Memory

After my 3rd MAF test last week, I was really hoping to start seeing some improvements during my weekday runs.  I was also looking forward to maximizing my last week of funemployment.  As a result, I ran 3 days in

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Posted in random, Trail running

Looking ahead

If you scroll down this page a little bit, you’ll see a box that reads “On the docket”.  It’s where I usually list my upcoming races.  For the first time in years, it’s completely empty — I don’t have a

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Posted in Goals

Race Recap: Ragnar Napa Valley

How does one recap a 33.5 hour relay?  In the interest of my time and yours, I’m going to try to keep this as brief as possible.  “Try” is the operative word — y’all know that brevity is not my

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