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Sometimes I like to run alone…

You both know how I love my Team in Training buddies. So, don’t fault me for saying that sometimes I just love to run by myself. Running alone allows me for some time with my thoughts and reflection. Though…

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The Madonna Inn in SLO

Just a little post-report from my half marathon in San Luis Obispo. Yes, the weekend was mostly about the race, about spending time with my amazing Team in Training friends, about helping find a cure for cancer. But really…

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Race Recap: Running slow in SLO!

It rained as we drove down.No, it poured as we drove down.The Weather God finally decided that California needed rain, so he brought it on. The forecast said ‘dry’ on race day, but the drive down had me fooled……

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter to all my fellow runners, walkers, hopscotchers!Wishing you a wonderful weekend!…

Running

Rock ‘n Roll San Francisco – race recap

Preeta and I at the expo I love the Rock ‘n Roll race series. I love their energy and their medals (you both knew I would mention medals…)!Due to my injury in 2013 I wasn’t able to run any…

Team in Training

The medals are in!

OMG!I am sooo excited!!The medals for my virtual race – This Chick Loves To Run – arrived today! The UPS guy knocked on my door. I saw the box. I picked it up. I waited.I was scared! Very scared!I…

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My first day as a Race Director

Race DirectorThat sounds pretty serious!But I guess that’s who I am now. Today marks the first day of my virtual race that lasts throughout all of April. Registered participants run either 5k, 10k, or 26.2k at some point during…

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I donated parts of my body to science!

My new best friend is a tube of anti-itch cream! As you both may imagine that does not make me happy. In fact let me go and re-apply right now.[…]So, how did I get here?Right before the Austin Half…

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Running Nerds: Gadgets! Gadgets! Gadgets!

Now you may be fooled into thinking that running is not a high-tech sports and all you need are a pair of running shoes and hopefully running shorts and a t-shirt and off you go… You are wrong! Sorry…

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This made me jump 6 feet today!

In preparation for tomorrow’s St Patrick’s Day half marathon, I decided to take it easy today and just go for a short walk in the sunshine, drinking coffee, minding my own business, until this crossed my path……