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Day 4 Week 14 - Self Indulgence

9/28/2016 – 7 AM run, overcast & cool, 8 miles easy, plus 6 striders,

Felt super tired today.  Barely pulled off the striders.  Understand that fatigue is part of the training, but . 144 more words

Daily Writing

28 Seconds...

To qualify and gain entry into the Boston Marathon you have to meet a time standard, what is commonly referred to as a Boston Qualifier (BQ).   790 more words

Thames Meander - Summer edition

It’s been ages since Dorota (D) and I ran together and when she said that she’d signed up for the Thames Meander, she made me very happy :) 1,174 more words

Race Preview: 2016 Portland Marathon

You probably don’t really need me to preview the Portland Marathon, as it’s probably the longest-running (ha ha) race in Oregon and is the premier event in town. 286 more words

Portland Metro Running

On running free, non-linear progress and stupid fears

This past Saturday I ran 19 miles. It wasn’t included in my training plan and quite frankly I was not completely sure I’d make through the entire run. 1,004 more words

Fall Running

Marathon Taper Week – 2

Hello everyone!

Since I received the Chicago Marathon Participant Guide in the mail the other day there’re one million butterflies in my stomach! I still can’t believe that I’ll be running my first marathon next week! 284 more words


The Refining Power of Audacious Goals

Learning what’s important and what’s holding you back

This Boston Qualifier is eating me up.  I have 74 days before I run the Tucson Marathon on Dec 10 and I’m still slow.   356 more words