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Moving in a Different Direction for 2018 and Beyond

Flashback: November, 2011…  I can distinctly remember finding out about this thing called “ultramarathon”. I had just finished the Coastal Trail Runs’ Chabot Half Marathon, my first trail race. I had been dueling it out with this guy in an … Continue reading

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The 2018 Boston Marathon: The Dudebro Abides

I’m gonna say something super controversial right now: I really didn’t mind the weather at Boston this year (gasp!) The real challenge for me was all the training done in my first official New England winter. But wait, you may … Continue reading

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The 2016 Roxbury Marathon Race Report

I can’t stop looking at the weather leading up to this race. I should get a weather machine. Wait, are weather machines real things? I should ask a meteorologist. Did I spell that right? Do I know any meteorologists? Maybe … Continue reading

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The 2015 Santa Rosa Marathon Race Report

If you’re going to try to run a fast road marathon, please take the next day off of work. Seriously. I say this from the fortress of comfort that is my bed, typing this up on Monday morning. Lucky for … Continue reading

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Gratitude, All Year Long (and Into Next Year…)

I’m so very grateful for this past year and all the amazing running adventures I’ve been lucky to take part in; -chasing a new 50k PR at Chabot (and just missing it by less than 3 minutes!) – getting redemption … Continue reading

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Race Report (2012 Grizzly Peak Marathon)

I thought I’d get out for a run today but I’m still too sore. So, a race report instead. Okay, I guess I’ll start from the beginning. I woke up about 5:15 AM, I wanted to eat as much as … Continue reading

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Of course my eyes are on my finishing time. Of the 50 folks that started the marathon, 16 DNF’ed. The course was that hard, it was all anyone was talking about at the finish. I’m ready for my next marathon; … Continue reading

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