Category Archives: Race

First Chinese trail run race report

Way, way back in February, I ran a trail half marathon, in the mountains of NW Beijing. It was called Aijiang Mountain cross country race. Here is the race report. Previously, I’ve only run one “trail” race, a full marathon … Continue reading

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Great Wall marathon race report

Last Saturday, I ran or actually jogged/walked and crawled the Great Wall Marathon. As expected, this course was like no other I’ve attempted. One of my all-time longest days. Needed to be on a chartered bus by 3:30am  Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is The Great Wall marathon

(this was written few days ago) Tomorrow is the Great Wall marathon, ready of not. Yesterday, I did the race ‘inspection’ tour. Jumped on a bus at 6:30am for 2+hr ride NE to the wall with about 500 other folks. … Continue reading

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Great Wall marathon training

Just ten days until the Great Wall Marathon. I am half way through “the taper.” No madness yet. Today’s run was a tough one, likely my last tough one. A 20min easy warm up, 10x1min ‘fast’ with 2min recovery and … Continue reading

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Still running, honestly

How embarrassing. No posts since September. I am ashamed. But, at least I didn’t stop running after the Tunnel Lite Marathon. Although, my weekly numbers dropped. Not only did I keep running this fall but actually ran a race. An … Continue reading

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Tunnel Light Marathon Race report

Race Report Sunday, I ran the Tunnel Light Marathon. And when I say ‘ran’ I mean it. This race was all about qualifying for Boston. Actually, this entire year or past two, three, four, five, years has been all about … Continue reading

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Pre Marathon Post

Light at the end of the Tunnel Lite Marathon- pre race post Last week, about 10 times I thought about needing to write a pre race post. Never did. So, if I had written it, it probably would have sounded … Continue reading

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