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What my mom said when I told her I was running 50 miles

I decided to bite the bullet and do one of those once-in-a-lifetime things.  I haven’t considered doing anything like this since Ironman over 6 years ago.  I get a lot of different reactions when I tell people I’m going to run a 50-mile trail race. I’m truly an overthinker.  I can overthink A-N-Y-T-H-I-N-G.  But, this time I didn’t. Where this tall tale began was in my mind.  I learned I would...

Running Makes Me Happy – Longview 1/2 Marathon Race Report

This ½ marathon was sort of surreal for me.  Going back to run in my hometown.  I actually didn’t sign up until the day before.  The weather was funny and honestly I had NO desire to run my last race of the season in heat and humidity.  I help saying I don’t want to have a bad race at the end of my season.  But, the race went right by the house I group up and lived in for 18 years.  How could I...

White Rock Race Report

Although it’s been a WHILE since I posted, it seems appropriate to begin with one of the best things that happened in 2010.  WARNING: Most of my blogs (when I was blogging regularly) are under 400 words…this one is over 3000.  Enjoy! I will preface this by saying it’s LONG!  I haven’t written a race report since Ironman in 2006 and I’m pretty sure I won’t write another report until I...
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