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Race Recap: Crissy Field parkrun 1/30/16

Background: I’ve been a long-time listener to the Marathon Talk podcast, and one of the hosts, Tom Williams, is an organizer of parkrun — a free, weekly 5K that started in the U.K., and has since spread all over the

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SF FroYo 5K Giveaway!

Someone from the FroYo Running series reached out to me to give me a free entry to the SF FroYo Run (5K) on Sunday, September 6th. Unfortunately, I can’t go, but I asked them if I could make it a

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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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Race Recap: San Francisco 1st Half Marathon

Why I wanted to run this race:  I’m not usually a fan of gimmicks or race medals, but for some reason, the “Half It All” challenge really spoke to me.  Basically, the challenge is to run both SF half marathons

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Happy 2nd Blog-a-versary! (and Big Sur Week 3)

Today, Running Tangents turns 2!  It’s been a great experience so far.  One thing that I’ve found extremely rewarding about Running Tangents is all of the great people I’ve met and gotten to know — either through the blog itself

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Race Recap: 2014 Kaiser Permanente SF Half Marathon

Why I wanted to run this race: With a marathon scheduled in April, I thought February/March would be a great time to run a flat and fast half marathon. I had narrowed it down to Kaiser or Bay Breeze, and

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Race Recap: San Francisco 2nd Half Marathon

Why I wanted to run this race: I haven’t run in San Francisco since 2007, so I thought it was about time to get to know the city across the Bay in my running shoes. I picked the San Francisco

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Weekly training recap: 4/23/12

With a new 10K PR in hand, my next goal is to train for 3 trail races (10K, 10 miler, and half marathon — eek!)… meaning more emphasis on mileage and hills and less on short interval speed training. Mon:

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