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So you’re running a race next week?

The first month of 2018 is almost behind us. That means the Kaiser SF Half is next week! I feel like once I decided that Kaiser was no longer going to be my goal race, I stopped seriously training for

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Posted in Trail running, Training

Where to Run: East Bay Edition

Cathryn came up with a great idea to have a series of “Where to Run Where I Live” guides for visitors, new transplants, and/or runners looking to explore new routes. Check out these editions that have already been posted: San

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Posted in Advice, Trail running

Walnut Creek Half – Race Week!

How is it race week already?! Time is zooming by! Last time I checked in, I was about to leave for an 11-day trip to Taiwan. I’m happy to report that I managed to hit my running goals: I ran

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Posted in Training

Still running…barely

It’s strange. I have a lot I want to write about, yet no desire to actually put my thoughts into words. Part of the hurdle for me is that I usually have a pretty good idea of the structure of

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Posted in random

The Gambler

I got home from Lake Tahoe last Sunday early enough to get a decent long run in.  You might remember from my last post that I was determined to get back on the base building horse and knock out a

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Posted in Training

Marine Corps Marathon Week 11

There were 50 miles on tap for this week. 50 miles!! I have to admit to being overwhelmed and a bit scared when I first saw three 50-mile weeks on the schedule. Not only was the total mileage daunting, but

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Posted in MCM, Trail running, Training

Race Recap: Skirt n’ Dirt 25K

One of my goals/resolutions of 2013 was to run a 30K trail race. Sort of arbitrary, right? Well, the goal wasn’t to necessarily run 30K — it was to race a distance between a half and a full marathon on

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 8

Another 40+ mile week in the books! I’m happy to report that this week felt easier than last week. I guess my body is adjusting to the mileage. 🙂 The only downside to this week was the weather — the

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Posted in MCM, Training

Marine Corps Marathon Week 7

I made it – 40 miles completed for the week!! None of my runs were very inspired or fast, but the important thing is that I got them done. Here’s how it all went down (“planned” workout in green/“actual” in

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 6

Words cannot describe how happy and relieved I am to have survived this week. Thanks for all of your good wishes – both the job interview and 10K went well, though each was exhausting in its own way. I will

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Posted in MCM, Training
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