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most disappointing PR ever!

On Sunday I ran my 7th half marathon, in perfect running weather, very San Francisco-like, 60 degrees, overcast. It was also my: 4th race in the Sacramento area. 12th race. 2nd half marathon of 2012. 1st race in my Nike … Continue reading

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This week’s runs were tough.  I’m not entirely sure why but they all started out the same way…sloooooooooow and uninspired.  They felt more like items on my to-do list that needed to be crossed off than the usual welcomed part … Continue reading

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January Miles

I had planned numerous topics for today’s post (teaser: new CSA, compression socks, Nike shoe reviews) but got suckered volunteered to help at the family restaurant tonight so instead a quick mileage update! I realize it’s almost March but better … Continue reading

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Davis Stampede | Half Marathon

When I was in high school, good grades came pretty easily.  It may seem like a blessing but when I entered college I realized it was a curse; I didn’t really know how to study because I hadn’t had to … Continue reading

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2012 Q1 Training Plan

My first half marathon of the year is coming up this Sunday so it’s about time I shared the plan for the first couple months of 2012 with you guys. As you know, one of my goals for 2012 is … Continue reading

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Back in the game!

I’ve run almost 100 miles so far in 2012. Yesterday I played my first soccer game of the season.  Today I am so sore I can barely walk!  Aaaaaaand I even took an ice bath afterwards! Those four sentences don’t … Continue reading

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Tracked Changes

Just when I was ready to hop on the marathoners short bus, someone else posts a blog that totally redeems me! (If you don’t know that movie reference, we have not spent enough time in each other’s company. ;)) Apparently … Continue reading

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