Tag Archives: Hitting the Wall

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 3:30amĀ  Saturday morning … 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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Lessons learned from Victoria Marathon

Ran the Victoria Marathon last Sunday. “Ran” is an applicable term only for the first 19 miles, before I hit the Wall (hard) and ‘shuffled’, not ran, the rest of the way to a 3:53 finish. It was a frustrating … Continue reading

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Three days and counting…

I’m running the Victoria Marathon in just three days. And oddly, I haven’t been thinking much about it. Usually, I’m completely obsess over upcoming races… Maybe it’s a good thing that I’m not so focused on the event. Perhaps, it … Continue reading

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5 days to go

One friend ran the Nike Women’s San Francisco Marathon last weekend and two others ran the Victoria Marathon the previous weekend. I am secretly jealous of them, their Fall races are behind them. Shouldn’t I be all giddy with excitement, … Continue reading

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