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#TBT: Me VS Me

Today’s Throwback Thursday is more significant than most.  This time last year, I was a newbie runner learning to finish a 5k.  Today, I completed my longest distance yet at 13.1, something I definitely would have felt was impossible one year ago.   649 more words


The Proposal

Once upon a time in a hot, sweaty kingdom filled with sand and tumbleweeds, there lived a boy and a girl. They lived in separate areas on the kingdom and if it were not for a mutual “friend” and a love of fitness, they never would have run across each other. 1,134 more words


Everything happens for a reason right?

So here I am just one day away from my first race. I did my final run today….in the rain and it wasn’t even that bad. 349 more words


"Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."

Roald Dahl.

Here are some concerns, in no particular order, that plagued my monkey mind as last weekend’s half marathon approached:

low mileage weeks, a skipped 10 miler (flu), another supposed 10 miler that went so badly that I called it quits a mile early, not enough race-pace mileage (whatever that was), a right quad that decided to crap out the week before the race, not preparing or practicing in-race nutrition/hydration… 671 more words


Hello There!

I’ve decided to start this blog to try and make a community in the Bay Area for distance runners, or anyone who wants to become a distance runner. 125 more words

Long Distance

Day 86 of 365 - Turn Spring Back On NOW!!

Yesterday spring, today winter! Must have seriously over slept!!! 7 more words


Aspirations for Track

So there’s this whole running thing that I do. I really enjoy it, and I think I might want to run in college, but track isn’t in the agenda. 106 more words