Category Archives: California International Marathon

Top Runs of 2007

I was tagged by a fellow runner and writer to list my Top Runs of 2007. I can’t resist a challenge but have modified the task slightly, so instead of my top runs of the year, I’ll tell you about … Continue reading

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Marathon Gear

Running seems like such a minimalist sport, right? I just uploaded more photos from the marathon and thought it would be fun to share this one: the marathon gear. Keep in mind this doesn’t include my pre-race sweat suit or … Continue reading

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CIM Results

Race Time: 3:38! I qualified for the Boston Marathon PR: 27 minutes! First post-marathon photo. I think it says everything

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CIM Results and Review II

California International Marathon What I learned at the CIM: 1. Have a race strategy and stick to it. 2. Don’t go out too fast. Really. 3. Pace teams are helpful. But don’t rely on them. You know yourself best. You … Continue reading

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CIM Results and Review

California International Marathon Yesterday I completed my second marathon- whoop, whoop! I felt that my run was a great accomplishment in light of my recent move to Portland, starting a new job and having a new schedule where finding time … Continue reading

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California International Marathon = Tomorrow!

This time tomorrow I will be about 5 miles into my 26.2 mile adventure. I am so excited, nervous, happy, worried, upset and giddy. The race course begins with a few miles of rolling hills. I should begin conservatively and … Continue reading

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California International Marathon: T-minus 2 Days

Today I will pack my bags and fly to Sacramento where my two greatest fans (my parents) will pick me up from the airport. Tomorrow I get to pick up my race number from the runner’s expo. This is ALMOST … Continue reading

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