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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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Kaiser 2015 – Week 3

First, a reminder: don’t forget, you can save $10 off the Foster City 10-miler (and $5 off the 5K) with code JENLEE.  Prices go up Tuesday, January 6th.  And now, back to our regularly scheduled program… This week only had

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An Atypical Week

This past week was filled with all sorts of unusual events.  There were protests in Berkeley and Oakland that shutdown the Downtown BART station Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings, which meant that I had to leave work early on those

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Change and Adaptation

My entire existence as a “real” runner — i.e., someone who trains consistently from week to week — has been a relatively new phenomenon, dating back to the beginning of 2012.  It coincided with 2 other big changes in my

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Big Sur International Marathon – 1 week to go

Less than 7 days until the Big Sur International Marathon!  One nice thing about the timing of Big Sur is that it’s only 6 days after the Boston Marathon, so I’ve been channeling the excitement building around Boston towards Big

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Oakland Marathon Week 7! (race week)

Hi there! I’m happy to report that I’ve survived yet another marathon.  The post-race marathon waddle has set in, with a lot of soreness and achiness in my hips.  My calves were the only muscles that really despised being foam-rolled

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Small Breakthroughs

Since I’m not in hardcore training mode right now, weekly training recaps will be more low-key and perhaps not-so-weekly.  I would’ve skipped this post altogether if it had not been for 2 runs this week that I’m excited to share

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 9

9 weeks complete, 9 more to go. Sing it with me now, “WOAH, we’re halfway there…” I’m not ashamed to say that “Livin’ On A Prayer” is one of my favorite songs ever. Now, on to what went down this

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Posted in MCM, Trail running, Training

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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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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