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Race Recap: Summer Breeze Half Marathon

Twitter version: Cool, overcast & windy (i.e., perfect conditions). Executed race strategy as planned, resulting in almost 2 minute PR (1:56:58)! WOOT! If you want the long version, keep reading… So, some of you might accuse me of sandbagging when

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Looking Back/Looking Forward

Before moving on to the next thing, I wanted to make note of my recent 5K training cycle – as much for myself as for anyone who might be interested. I didn’t follow a formal plan, and actually, I’m not

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Race Recap: 2016 Bank of the West 5K

Since I ran two races this year at the Oakland Running Festival as part of the “We Run The Town Challenge“, I decided to break this recap into 2 parts. This is part 1 recounting the Bank of the West

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Race Recap: LMJS Couples Relay 2015

Why I wanted to run this race: The Lake Merritt Joggers and Striders Couples Relay is a 2-person, 10K race, where each team member takes his/her turn running 1 lap (5K) around Lake Merritt.  The Gypsy Runner and I ran

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Race Recap: Brazen Summer Breeze 10K

Why I wanted to run this race / Goals: See Race Preview. Pre-race: I slept really poorly all week, culminating in a 6-hour tossing-and-turning session that I doubt qualified as actual sleep. In terms of nutrition, I actually behaved myself

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Race Recap: LMJS 4th Sunday 5K (May 2012)

In just about every aspect of my life, including running, my modus operandi is to plan, plan, and plan some more. So, it was a bit unusual for me to wake up at 7:30 a.m. yesterday and decide at the

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Race Recap: LMJS 4th Sunday 10K

What can I say? I’m officially addicted to PRs! For the 3rd time in as many months, I’ve set a new PR. In February, it was the 5K. In March, I set a new half marathon PR. And today, I

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