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Lake Hodges 15k Mini Recap

Me at the start. Me at the finish. What’s left to say? Last Sunday was the Lake Hodges Trail Fest. It includes a 50k, 15k, 5k and kid’s mile. It’s put on by Paul Jesse of Off Road Pursuits (he …

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Half Training: The 8 Mile Run

Oh, training for a half marathon! I’m excited and also nervous. Excited to be running distance again! Feeling great about it, actually! Nervous about the foot (trying to prevent re-injury) and praying I never have to stop running again. RACE …

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The Oval Office

Running in circles on a track is something I used to find incomprehensible. Having never been involved in school sports, it took me a while to appreciate track and field events during the Olympics and then understand the lingo. Of course, after …

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Moxie’s Morning Run And Stuff

How many shots does it take to get Moxie to look at the camera?Things have settled down, schedule wise, and I have a morning run planned with  Moxie every day of the week! This morning I imagined taking her for …

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Top 10 Running Drills For Speed And Efficiency

Happy Friday! So I’m flying to Napa today to taste ALL the wine! Ha. I’ve been dreaming of this trip for a long time! (I’ve been to Napa 2x but never had time for wine tasting. Always running.) Anywho, I …

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The Run Factor: Zero 2 Superhero

Imagine your life as a timeline. On your timeline is a series of turning points, decisions and events that have shaped the course of your journey to now. For many of you, the decision to start running is an important landmark …

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Daydreaming About Running

At the risk of sounding ridiculous, I will put this out there. Sometimes I daydream about running. Does anyone else do that? Obviously I can’t run all the time so, a significant part of my week is spent…well, not running. …