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Running Challenge Day #13 and #14

Day 13: Run to work with my dog Day #14: After three years of running, I still think it’s amazing how much running balances me. Bad day at work? Troubling hair day? Confusing talks with an ex-boyfriend. All of that … Continue reading

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Running Challenge Day #12: Short

Really short post today. It’s Monday and it was one of those Monday’s where it took 3 cups of coffee and 3 trips back into the apartment for things I had forgotten. Day #12: 26:00 Terrain: Frosty Thoughts: Glad to … Continue reading

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Running Challenge: Day #11 Long

When I woke up this morning I realized I had a problem. It was solvable but significant problem. No coffee beans. I would not be able to start a long run until this problem was addressed.  It wasn’t all bad … Continue reading

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Holiday Run Challenge: Day #8

It is sooooo chilly in Portland these days! I kind of love it, but I really really hate that I tried to go running this morning without gloves. Total fail on my part. I vetoed the run and decided to … Continue reading

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Running Challenge Day #7: Early and Doggy

Seven days down in the Holiday Run Challenge! If you’re unfamiliar, my original goal was to run everyday between Thanksgiving and Christmas. But yesterday I found out that Runners World is doing a similar thing, but instead of Thanksgiving, they … Continue reading

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Race Report: Willamette Mission Trail Challenge 10K

Too many weeks have passed without so much as a peep. It’s been a busy and productive 2011 so far and there just hasn’t been a lot of spare time.  Here are a few important updates. 1. The Cal. Internataional … Continue reading

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Intense Treadmill Action

This week’s training has been intense. It’s only Wednesday night and I’m already feeling the affects and I still have two more days and more miles to run before I can call it a week! C’mon calves and hips and … Continue reading

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