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2012 Race Schedule, Part 1

This might be a little late to the game since I have already run 3 races this year, but I have been meaning to post my race schedule (that I know of) for at least the first half of 2012.  After that, who knows what will happen. So here it is, what is on my […]

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Giveaway: 13.1 Los Angeles Half Marathon Race Entry

(source) Last year I gave away an entry into the 13.1 Los Angeles Half Marathon that just happened to be on my birthday.   My good friend Alyssa won the entry last year before I even knew!  Even better is that she ran her then PR at that race! This year it’s the day before my […]

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Race Report: 2011 Las Vegas Great Santa Run 5k

Going back to Saturday… Somehow Page found out about this Santa Suit 5k in Vegas the day before the Rock ‘N Roll Half Marathon.  She g-chatted me about signing up and of course I said yes.  Running in a Santa suit with thousands of other Santas?  When else would I get the chance to do […]

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Race Report: 2011 Rock ‘N Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon

I have never been the biggest fan of Rock ‘N Roll races, but when the announcement came out about the Vegas race at night it did peak my interest.  Add to that a weekend full of bloggers, a girl’s running trip and a chance to be sponsored by Team Refuel and I was all over […]

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My List

This past weekend was the Philadelphia Marathon.  When I would talk to runners over the weekend about the various races going on, I would always bring that one up and say “it’s on my list.” That got me thinking, what is exactly on this “list” I always talk about? Although it has changed some since […]

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In the Mood

I have noticed a change of my mood lately… I have been looking at all these races coming up and you know what, I actually want to participate.  I am in the mood to run races!  I used to want to run races all the time, and it wasn’t uncommon for me to race at […]

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Flashback Friday: 19 Half Marathons

I was sitting at my desk the other day thinking about the upcoming Nike Women’s Half Marathon this weekend, when it suddenly occurred to me that it was going to be my 20th half marathon!  I went back and added up all my races to make sure this number was right, and sure enough it […]

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Pleasanton Fast and Furious

Today was the first annual Pleasanton Fast and Furious Festival and what an amazing day it was. It all started early Sunday morning at 8am with a fast 5k course.   Then continued into the “Mile of Truth” with some seriously speedy runners.   The day continued with kid’s runs, many different levels of cycling […]

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Spectating 101

Spectators are a huge part of any race and I love being a spectator as much as I love being in a race!  Spectator Reports: Nike Women’s Marathon, Napa Marathon, Vineman 70.3 Triathlon Since spring race season is ramping up, this is the perfect time for a post on some tips for spectating that you […]

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Half marathons

I talk a lot about marathons on this blog because they are a pretty big deal and I spend a lot of time and energy training for them. Since I spend so much time on marathons, I don’t get a chance to talk much about my favorite of all the races: the half marathon! Although […]

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