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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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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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Still running. Birch Bay 30k race report

Haven’t talked about my running in way too long. Still running and training for Eugene and my second BQ. February was a tough month and likely the reason I haven’t written much. As I often do, I did a silly … Continue reading

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Day after 20 miler

Got my bag(s) of peas, cuppa tea. It’s all I need.  

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Tough decision

Today’s weather is nearly perfect. High of 67 and bright, warm sunshine. The type of day just made for a nice long run. Today, I’m supposed to run 10 but not sure I should. Tough decision… My knee is not … Continue reading

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Several firsts, for 2013

This week, my running reached several ‘firsts’ for the new year. First, I signed up for two races; one half and one full marathon. I’ll run the Green River Half next Saturday then Tacoma (full) the first weekend in May. … Continue reading

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6am and dark outside

It is almost 6am and it is midnight dark outside, not even a hint of morning light. Summer really is over. (heavy sigh). About to head out the door for my 3rd 18 miler of my training for the Victoria, … Continue reading

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