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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

Running last week and the week before that

It’s race week! We camped at a music festival ummm…like two weeks ago? And then it apparently took that long to get my life back together. 647 more words


Race Day II Forecast: August 21, 2016

As you probably know, the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway was postponed until Sunday at 1pm because of rain. With that in mind, here’s a special Tri-Cities Weather Blog forecast through tomorrow night! 322 more words

Race Week

Staycation 2016

I’ve been away from the office for the past week and was looking forward to restful days of knitting and Netflix.  Mom had a doctor’s appointment scheduled for Thursday afternoon, but otherwise my calendar was completely empty.  1,088 more words