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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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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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Meet Abby

I’ve wanted a dog for a long time, but the situation was never right. My apartment was too small, my hours were too long, and the cost seemed too high.  But folks,  that has all changed. I recently moved into  … 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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Race Report: Portland Shamrock Run 8K

It’s time for the race recap. It’s been ages since I wrote one of these.  I have fortified myself with a glass of wine in hopes that I can type a race report that’s as engaging as the race itself. … Continue reading

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Shamrock 8K is tomorrow

It’s been over six months since I participated in my last race. The no-racing streak will end tomorrow when I take part in the Portland Shamrock 8k. Eight kilometers is no marathon, neither is it a trail race nor is … Continue reading

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Finding the groove. Again.

The Great Comeback of 2010 continues. This week has been a seven-day reminder of why running rocks. Monday: Recovery 5 mile run. After last Sunday’s long run I was happy to feel fit and good on Monday’s run. I had … Continue reading

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