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Carry some water! Or not…

Allow me to set the scene.  The San Antonio crew had driven out to Bandera for some rocky miles in the 90 degree heat Saturday.  A nice new girl had joined  us.  We’re all standing in the parking lot loaded … Continue reading

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Lessons learned at the Nueces 50 miler

Lesson 1:  If a race director provides directions to a race, use them. Chris and I left San Antonio around 2:45am with plenty of time to get to the race and do a bit of pre-race puttering.  We’d both looked … Continue reading

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Mudfest at Bandera?

I’ve spoken to a handful of folks who froze camping last year at Bandera and I’d planned to write a good post about sleeping warm.  But it looks like that won’t be a problem this year; 62 and rainy is … Continue reading

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Treadmill training for Bandera ;)

One of Eliot’s students brought over a box full of rocks as his white elephant gift for the Christmas party.  They were still sitting on the living room floor this morning when I headed out to the treadmill and, well, … Continue reading

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I’m official

Hi folks.  I left my germs with Eliot and Asa when I headed out to California and now Eliot sounds like he’s been smoking two packs a day since he was 12.  We all fell asleep around 8:30 last night. … Continue reading

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There and back again

I ran out of clean running skirts last week and ended up running in a pair of shorts for the first time in a long long while.  And, I’ve got to say, I like running in shorts.  I’m shocked.  I … Continue reading

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Texas sweat

I walked out of the house this morning without my coffee.  I did this despite continuously repeating “Don’t forget the coffee.” for five minutes before leaving.  Outloud.  Not the best start to the day, and pretty indicative of my state … Continue reading

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Celebrities at Bandera 100k

Like you, I spend the late night hours when my spouse is out of town repainting the walls. When Eliot and I moved into our house the walls in our bedroom were an ugly neon orange.  I repainted them an … Continue reading

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An account of my running nutrition and frightening hikers

Wow, sorry for the posting lag.  It’s been quite run-filled a weekend.  I ran 30 miles Saturday and 20 on Sunday.  That’s the most I’ve done in ages.  The Saturday run felt okay for the first 2o miles and then … Continue reading

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Running Prozac

Yesterday was a hard day for me — for no good reason.  I had no energy (for no good reason) and the boy was driving me nuts (because that’s his job as a three year-old).  He’s started taking teeny tiny … Continue reading

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