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Race Recap: Alameda Half Marathon 2017

I’ve been putting off writing this recap because it wasn’t a goal race for me, so it’s not like I had any goals or expectations. Then why did I sign up? Because a friend (KH) texted me, saying,  “I just

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Race Recap: 2016 California International Marathon

30-second version: Race day conditions were perfect and I felt good at the start. I took it out a bit more aggressively than in previous marathons, but I kept my effort easy. The first 10K flew by and I felt

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Race Recap: Berkeley Half Marathon

While planning my long runs for CIM, I considered signing up for the Berkeley Half Marathon. On the list of Pros: 2 weeks before CIM, when I had a fast finish long run on the schedule anyway local race easy

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CIM Training Week 7 of 12 + OktobeRun Pacing Recap

Wow, it felt really good to type out “Week 7 of 12” in the title. This past week, I had a crazy anxiety dream about CIM. (I know reading about other people’s dreams can be boring, but just bear with

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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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Race Recap: Danville 10K

Building off my PR at the Oakland 5K, I decided to try to PR at the 10K distance. Since Cathryn was going for the same goal and signed up for the Danville 10K, I decided to follow suit. Even though

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Race Recap: Postoak Lodge Challenge 25K

Warning: in addition to a regular race recap, this post also doubles as a (very long) trip recap. If you’re looking for information about the Post Oak Lodge Challenge 25K, please skip to the “The Race” section. Why did I

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