Monthly Archives: November 2007

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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Email Marathon Reminder

This morning I opened up my email account and saw that I had a message from the good folks at Active.com telling me that I had signed up to run a race on Sunday. I wasn’t surprised because Active.com handles … Continue reading

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Countdown to Marathon: T-minus 3.5 days

The California International Marathon starting time is listed as 7:00 AM which seems wrong. I guess I see the wisdom of starting the race early, but I have never been much of a morning runner -even on long run days … Continue reading

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6 days to the California International Marathon.

My stomach is already flip-flopping in nervous anticipation for Sunday’s marathon. It will be my second marathon and one I’m very much looking forward to for several reasons; 1. It’s my hometown marathon. It begins less than 5 miles away … Continue reading

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Turkey Trot 2007

Before there is Thanksgiving, there is the Turkey Trot!

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Long Run – 23 miles

The marathon is less than 10 days away, people!! It’s countdown time!!! To celebrate, I ran my last long run. I know, I know, I’ve shunned the 3 week taper rule, but a 10 day taper fits my personality so … Continue reading

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My mom is the creepy cat lady.

Evidence against my mother: She has four cats. Barney, Casper, Pumpkin (pictured above) and Tony/Tommy – Apparently there is a low-level dispute between my dad and my mom as to who this cat is – so he gets two names. … Continue reading

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