A fearless and determined heart

“What matters most, more than training and luck, is the heart. Only a fearless and determined heart will get the the gold medal. It’s all about passion.” ~Isabel Allende My training for the upcoming Austin half marathon can be at best described as “taper first, train later”. You could call it “fearless”, but it wasn’t […]

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I finally stepped in… with yoga

I started taking yoga classes. I love it! Now, don’t you worry, I haven’t broken up with running. But I needed a fresh start. 2014 was a tough year (too much work, too little me-time). I got sick. I disliked my life.  Actually, I did not dislike my life. I did some amazing things in 2014, […]

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Just Give (because) #GivingTuesday

Every 4 minutes, someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Every 10 minutes, someone dies from it. I am sure you all heard that today is #GivingTuesday. So if you are looking to make a difference, help me raise funds to cure blood cancer at:  Donate at: My Team in Training Fundraising Page

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How not to run in the mud!

I guess we are spoiled runners here in Northern California. The weather is usually perfect for running: not too hot not too cold dry most of the time (we do have a drought problem…) no snow little wind Seriously, the weather forecast people call it a “storm” when we have rain forecast of about 0.5 […]

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