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Race Week Is Here!!

Note to self; Drinking a shit ton of coffee without eating breakfast or drinking water and then trying to run is a terrible idea.

Seriously, I couldn’t find my easy pace, I just wanted to go go  416 more words

Runner Girl

Race Week Flower Gibberish

It wouldn’t be marathon week without a random, mystery pain, would it? I have this odd, twinge-y thing on my lower hamstring. I’m sure it’ll be fine, but it’s one more silly thing to worry about this week leading up to the marathon. 302 more words

Week 44 Training Recap

Training for-

  • Paso Harvest Marathon 13.1
  • Golden Gate Half

So I started titling my weekly recaps like this back in January but took a little break during marathon training. 635 more words


On the Eve of an Ultra

If all goes well, by the end of this weekend I will be an ultramarathon runner, a title I’ve thought about for a long time. It’s been years since Western States hasn’t gone through my head nearly daily. 331 more words


peer pressure

i’m a 32 year old woman, peer pressure probably should be out of my vocabulary. but, the desire to please, impress, befriend and fit in lingers. 735 more words

its race week

race week sort of feels like this…

does my foot hurt?

i never feel this thirsty, why am i so thirsty? too much salt? maybe i need salt. 225 more words

nice taper fatso

it’s race week. i am so nervous and trying, unsuccessfully, to remain calm.

this week, i will rest.

this week, i will only run two easy runs, and a shakeout the day before the race. 161 more words