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Low Risk, Low Reward

So, I’m going to start by talking about travel, but end with running. Feel free to stop/start reading wherever your interests lie (lay?). Back in June, the Gypsy Runner and I went to Mexico. There was an amazing Travelzoo deal

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A quick update

Hi there! I’m still alive, even though it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything at all, and even longer since I’ve written about running. I can’t believe it’s almost February – time is flying by, and yet seems to

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CIM Week 11.5 of 12: Race Preview

Let’s face it: it’s super awkward to post workouts from the last week of marathon training after the race, so I thought I’d lump the beginning of Week 12 with a little race preview, to get my pre-CIM rambling on.

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CIM Training Week 6 of 12 + Some New Things I Like

Six weeks down, six more weeks to go! WOOT! Monday: Rest. Tuesday: 13 x (1 min on/1 min off). Nothing like fartleks to wake up dead legs. ~5.5 miles (this is when my Garmin’s GPS was still busted, so I’m

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Some Progress

As it turns out, signing up for a really expensive half marathon was enough to get me in my running shoes 4 times last week, for a total of 20.5 miles. There was some quality in those miles too: I

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Big Basin 50K: Training and Post-Race Analysis

It’s taken me 3 weeks to write this post. I’ve had so many thoughts after Big Basin 50K, yet no desire to write whatsoever. Let’s tackle this in discrete sections, shall we? Training I’ve written previously about some of the

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Morning Running vs. Afternoon Running

As some of you might know, I recently converted from being a morning runner to an afternoon runner.  There are many pros and cons to each — this is my take: Morning running – PROS: Get your run out of

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9/17/17 – Alameda Half Marathon
10/1/17 – Tiburon Half (2:20 pacer)

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