Category Archives: The Great Comeback of 2010

Sardines and Running

So, CIM 2010 is in my rear-view mirror. I am so glad that my body is beginning to feel a bit better. I can walk down a flight of stairs and I can bend over and tie my shoes without … Continue reading

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CIM 2010: The Race Report

This past weekend I raced in the  California International Marathon. It was my 9th, and most difficult marathon. There was no PR. There was no race against the clock or rally to keep pace. But there was glory and grit, … Continue reading

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2010 Run Like Hell 1/2 Marathon Race Report

Here are the lessons I learned today: #1 It’s good to brush your teeth everyday – and especially before running a 1/2 marathon. Nothing is more icky than running with a pasty mouth. #2 It’s good to drink a glass … Continue reading

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Blue Lake 15K Victory

I obviously owe a much bigger update, but this will have to do for now. Yesterday I ran the Blue Lake 15K … and I won! Holy cow.     Results: First place woman, ninth place overall Time: 1:04:44

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Running a half marathon tomorrow

Dear Legs, I’m writing to tell you how much I love you. Really,  I do. It may seem  like I don’t. I’m always yelling at you move faster, be stronger, and  lose some weight. I’m sorry if I’ve been negative … Continue reading

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GU Review: Jet Blackberry

I know this guy who works at a bike shop and every once in awhile a rep comes in with free goodies. Sometimes it’s cycling socks, or t-shirts or stickers. And sometimes, if I’m lucky, I am on the receiving … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Fail

This morning I learned an important lesson.  Rather I relearned an important lesson. It appears when it comes to getting in a run in before work I can only deal with 2 obstacles and never more than three at a … Continue reading

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