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Paavo Nurmi, The Flying Finn

Paavo Johannes Nurmi is a Finnish mid and long distance runner who set a multitude of Olympic records in the 1920s and swept gold and silver medals along the way. 90 more words


YMCA Stair Climb For Los Angeles

Reach for the sky and climb nearly 75 flights to the top of the West Coast’s tallest building during the 21st Annual Stair Climb for Los Angeles… 276 more words

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Half Marathon Training Recap (8/25-8/31)

Half marathon training is going fine. I’m getting my runs done, so that’s good. According to the Asics app I’m following, this week was the end of the Race Simulation Phase and the next phase is Tapering & Race Day. 280 more words


Running the Weekend & LA Adventures (Half Marathon Training Days 63 and 64)

I can’t believe it’s already Sunday night! This weekend went by so fast – but at least, tomorrow is a holiday! 

On Saturday, I tried a new route and got 5+ miles in. 472 more words


Physical Wellness: Marathon Training Week 13 Recap

Sunday:  15 miles @ 9:35 pace – felt strong and solid throughout the run. My first long run of marathon training where I finally feel confident that I can do this marathon. 277 more words


I'm ready ...

When it comes this close to race day I am often plagued with self doubt. I “cocoon” (again, with the butterflies) into myself. Thinking and processing everything. 345 more words


First time I ran 100 miles in a month

Wow! I thought I’d make a post on this new achievement I’ve reached. This is the first time I have ever ran 100 miles in a month…woohoo! 113 more words