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2015 Cherry Blossom Race Recap

I have said before that I’m not great at setting goals, and this year’s Cherry Blossom race was no different. When Facebook reminded me about last year’s PR, I spent a few days stressing over how I would be able to … Continue reading

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Ragnar Training Recap

Well, here I am on the eve of running RagnarDC! I am still worried about the elevation profile of my first leg, still not quite sure of the logistics, and still counting on having a crazy-good time!  To quell my … Continue reading

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Epsom Salt Bath Or Ice Bath?

Last year I finally tried taking post-long run ice baths after hearing so much about them on Twitter, and reading some of the science behind the torture practice. (You can check out these articles from Runner’s World and Running Times). I was amazed at … Continue reading

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I Ran My Own Race (2012 Army Ten Miler)

It is hard to write an awesome blog post about a race that bans cameras–and phones. I could have shown you how dark it was when I lined up at 6:15. I could have shown you the line of cute … Continue reading

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September Slog (A Sucky Run)

I wish I had kicked off September with a kick-ass run. It would have been a great way to set the tone for a month that should bring some nice running weather. But that’s not the way it happened. I … Continue reading

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