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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 #4

It’s day four of the running challenge. Last night I went out with my dear friend Traci. We enjoyed a few glasses of whiskey from Clyde Common and as anyone can tell you, neither Traci and I can handle our … Continue reading

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Silver Falls Half Marathon, or a Return to Awesomeness

This morning I raced a cold, misty trail half-marathon. (more on that later!) After the race I found myself standing next to someone whom I hadn’t seen or raced with in a very, very long time. This person is just … Continue reading

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Epic Race Weekend Report

I just completed an epic weekend of back-to-back racing. If racing twice in two days sounds like a foolish use of one’s weekend I would ask you to reconsider. I mean, just imagine how good it feels right now to … Continue reading

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Sleet, snow, and a crazy ass mountain.

Here are my conclusions after Sunday’s 15-mile trail run 1. I have a lot to learn. In the past I was a bit of a loner who would hit the Sunday long run by herself. But recently I found a … Continue reading

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Cold, Tired and Track Praticed

Tonight’s track practice felt awfully cold and awfully difficult. It shouldn’t have been any more or less difficult than last week’s drill, but for some reason I was just dragging. No, I wasn’t dragging. I was huffing and puffing. The … Continue reading

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Capitol Peak Mega Fat Ass 14 Mile Trail Race

I “raced” the Capitol Peak Mega Fat Ass 14 Mile Trail Race on Saturday because: 1. I really enjoyed saying “I’m running the Capitol Peak Mega Fat Ass 14-Miler.” Clearly I need more excuses to work Mega Fat Ass into … Continue reading

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