Tag Archives: Beijing

12/10/2017- Haidianzhidian 3Peak 21k Mt race report

“3 Peaks” Haidian District, Beijing December 10, 2017 The official name of this race, well the official translated name of this race is the “2017 Haidianzhidian Peak Three Peak Cross Country Competition.” Another name of this race that I saw … Continue reading

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Running through the winter 2017

(originally written Feb ? 2017) As I mentioned in the last post, late summer and fall 2016, my running was temporarily interrupted by a medical issue. I missed the Beijing marathon in September but I wasn’t too upset. It will … Continue reading

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Second Trail race in China- preview

(written June 8th) This weekend, I’ll attempt the Lingshan 30k Mountain trail race. It’s part of the Lingshan 100 Ultra trail challenge. If you read Chinese or have Google Chrome set to auto translate, this is all the info about … Continue reading

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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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Father taking the lead in parenting

(wrote this in June 2016 and just discovered it in the ‘draft’ folder. Oops) We’ve been in Beijing for exactly five months. This Wednesday we leave to go on our great 2016 summer tour, in the USA. The boy and … Continue reading

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Running derailed by an ear

Last August, my running was delayed by a health issue, I’ve been reluctant to discuss it. Wasn’t sure how much, if any information I wanted to share…. I was training for the Beijing marathon last summer. I was feeling good, … 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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Jogging in Beijing- my start

The plane landed, we somehow survived moving NINE bags through the airport, met a co-worker who drove us into Beijing. We arrived! Two days later, moved into the apartment. This isn’t just “talk” anymore, we moved to Beijing. How will … Continue reading

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Move to Beijing

At the moment, the family is sitting on a Delta B767-300ER, on the tarmac at SeaTac airport waiting to fly, not visiting but to move, to Beijing. Yes, Beijing, China. How did this happen….? Good question. Don’t think I have … Continue reading

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My next marathon…..?

This photo is fantastic, the misery, the agony. Not sure the total elevation gain but likely 4-5,000 ft. Do I really want to subject myself to this kind of pain…..? May 2016, The Great Wall marathon. Bet I’d really regret … Continue reading

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