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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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Eugene Marathon 2015 Race Report

Ran the Eugene Marathon last Sunday, under near perfect weather conditions. This was my 19th marathon completed and 7th attempt to qualify for Boston and get into the race. I earned a BQ in 12/2013 but missed getting into the … Continue reading

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Heading to Eugene

It’s been a LONG 23 week training cycle for this marathon. Started way back in Dec 2014 and I think this cycle has been the most unique of all my marathons. First starters, I’ve never trained more than 18 weeks. … Continue reading

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Boston can wait.

This is the email I received 9/24 from the Boston Marathon…. I missed getting into the race by 31 seconds!! Yes, initially, I was disappointed, angry, even disgusted. I raced fast enough to qualify, how can I not get in??? … Continue reading

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Skagit Flast Marathon race report

Sunday, I ran the Skagit Flats Marathon. Held in Burlington, WA about 70 miles north of the Emerald City. I chose this marathon because I had ‘hoped’ to improve my BQ time, fast enough to actually get into the 2015 … Continue reading

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CIM race report

I ran the California International Marathon (CIM) last Sunday on 12/8. Here are some notes and reflections. The course is point to point that starts in Folsom, CA and ends by the state capital building in downtown Sacramento. I’ve never … Continue reading

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