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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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Race Recap: Walnut Creek Half Marathon

My alarm went off at the rude hour of 5:00 a.m. It was dark and just above freezing outside – with temps in the upper 30’s/low 40’s. I begrudgingly got out of my warm bed to get ready for the

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Race Recap: PCTR Night Sweats 15K

Last month, I ran the Pacific Coast Trail Runs “Night Sweats” 15K. It was my first ever night trail run and I was both excited and scared. The idea of running on trails at night has always intrigued me, but

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Race Recap: 2015 Santa Rosa Marathon

Last week, I ran a secret marathon. If you know me, I’m terrible at keeping secrets, especially when they’re as big as, “I’m running a marathon!!” Despite my recently attained ultramarathoner-status, I still think 26.2 is a pretty big deal.

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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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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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Race Recap: Wildcat Half Marathon

Why I wanted to run this race: I had a Brazen race credit after volunteering their Bay Breeze event in February, and I’ve always wanted to run the Brazen Wildcat race. Despite the fact that Wildcat Canyon Park is just

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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: Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon 2015

Why I wanted to run this race, goals, and strategy: Previously discussed here, but in summary: I wanted to race with friends.  More specifically, it was Cathryn‘s “birthday race”. (You can read her recap here, and bt’s here.) Time goal:

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Kaiser Week 5 & Foster City 10-miler Recap

Here I go with the multi-part posts again… anyone want to bet when this one will get published?  (I’m starting on Monday night, posting on Wednesday.  Not too terrible?) Kaiser Week 5: Tuesday: 5.7 miles @ 9:57 pace Alternating tempo! Workout:

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