Category Archives: breakfast

Lessons Learned from my first 50k

As I float slowly down from my post race high I thought I’d savor the moment again and review what worked, what didn’t, what was awesome, and what totally, totally sucked. 1. Squash, it’s what’s for breakfast. It’s not sardines … Continue reading

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Gresham 1/2 Marathon Race Report

Last weekend I drooled enviously as a zillion courageous people took part in the Portland Marathon. I so wanted to participate, but a stressed abdominal muscle who took her sweet-ass time in healing kept me from racing. So I ran … Continue reading

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Track Running and Breakfasts of Unusual Size

Since joining the local running club I’ve made it my mission to show up for their track practice every Tuesday night (I’ve done 3 or 4 so far). Speed work and I have a love/hate relationship. I hate to run … Continue reading

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5K and 10K Tips

The awesome moderators over at The Runner’s Lounge throw out a topic to a large community of bloggers/runners/writers every week. We runner/writers pool our collective knowledge and perspectives, answer the question, and link to it on their website. This week’s … Continue reading

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Long Run: About 16 Miles

After a few weeks “off,” I’m back in serious pre-marathon training – I just don’t know which marathon I’m training for. Yesterday’s long run started early. I’ve been fooling around with pre-run breakfasts and fuel sources to see if I … Continue reading

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Muffin Recipe

Here is a flourless, sugarless, totally tasty alternative to traditional muffins. It’s a real winner and it tastes better than the picture. I’ll be the first to admit, the muffins can be kind of unsightly, but they are very very … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from The Boston Marathon

Three Things To Do If You Want Lots of People to Cheer for You: 1. Wear distinctive clothing – a man with a white shirt and orange polka-dots got mad cheers, as did the guy dressed in Wisconsin Badger gear … Continue reading

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