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Santa Cruz 2015 Wharf to Wharf Race Recap

Every year, since I’ve been running, I have wanted to run the Santa Cruz Wharf to Wharf race.  The problem?

1) The race sells out in about 30 minutes – if you’re not online to sign up right when it opens, you’re out of luck. 634 more words


Run the Big 13.1

For a long time, running a half marathon has been on my bucket list. Even as an avid runner, 13.1 miles is intimidating, so I kept putting off signing up. 368 more words

Race Training

If You Want To Start Running More, Sign Up For A Marathon

I don’t feel like running tonight. I’m tired. It’s been a long day. I ran hill sprints yesterday. I just want to sit on my arse tonight and, I dunno, read a book. 520 more words

Races - The Ultimate Motivator

An Introduction to Cognitive Training for Triathletes

About eight years ago, one of Krista Austin’s athletes started singing to herself on long runs. Maybe it was just to alleviate the boredom, but Austin spotted a more useful potential. 669 more words


A Half in 45 Days? Maybe even a sub 2? Am I crazy?

So yesterday I threw the idea out there that I need some more goals.  I even tossed the possibility out there of maybe doing a Half Marathon.   553 more words


#juneathon 2015 day 30: job done

I may have completely failed with the blogging half of the Juneathon contract, I did succeed in the exercising half.
Today, just as many of the days this month, was a compromise. 103 more words


#juneathon 2015 day 23: paying for it

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that I had a couple of beers. That’s a literal couple (i.e. 2) not “a couple or six” in the usual beer context. 98 more words