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Pacing Recap: Dream Mile Marathon 2018

The good/bad of writing a recap almost a month after the race: there’s only so much you remember (bad) but the parts you do hopefully make for a more succinct, compelling story (good). However, funny details are forgotten (bad) and

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Race Recap: Oakland Half Marathon 2018

Last week, I ran the Oakland Half Marathon. I realized that I should recap this race before I forget too many of the details. Plus, I leave today for an 8-day work trip, and I definitely won’t have time blog.

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Race Recap: Livermore Half 2018

I ran the Livermore Half Marathon last year as a pacer and loved the race and course. So, when pacing sign-ups were posted, I marked my calendar. Unfortunately, the race organizers decided to get rid of 5 pace groups from

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Race Recap: 2018 Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon

I’m taking the microblogging format to race recaps, y’all! Let’s keep this brief and to the point. The day before the race, I carb-loaded like a champ, with pancakes, leftover spaghetti, and chicken rice porridge (congee/jook). I woke up around

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Race Recap: Race to the End of Summer 10K

A while back, Angela posted that she signed up for the Race to the End of Summer 10K (henceforth called RTTEOS). Because relatively flat and PR-friendly 10Ks are so rare in the Bay Area, I considered it as a goal

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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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10/28/18: OktobeRun 5K
2/3/19: SF Kaiser Half Marathon
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