Tag Archives: marathon

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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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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Eugene Marathon: Photos, Thoughts…

Official Results: Time: 3:07:55 Average Pace: 7:11/mile Overall: Fourth place woman Second place in age division. What I did well: I ran gutsy. I ran hard. What I could better: Run faster, of course!

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Race Report: Eugene Marathon 2009

It is time again for the post-marathon epic race report. I offer no defense for its length. It was a long, complicated and ultimately amazing race. But first, allow me to tantalize you by offering a preview of the juicy … Continue reading

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Things I’m doing the week before the marathon

1. I’m concluding that being hit by a car only adds to the marathon challenge. Y’all know I like a challenge 2. I’m freaking out. What if I don’t reach my goal time? What if I bonk? What if I … Continue reading

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Thank you, Helmet for protecting my brain. You did your job and you did it well. Thank you, Bones. You didn’t break. You didn’t fracture.  Also, special shout outs to Patella and Femur for looking so cute in the X-Ray … Continue reading

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