Category Archives: ultrarunning

Costume contest and cosmic messages

I kicked a metal pipe with my good foot yesterday at the pool.  I was thinking about unimportant things (whether the shirt I was wearing over my bathing suit made it look like I wasn’t wearing bathing suit bottoms) and … Continue reading

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Article about sweaty running for you

Here’s an article titled “Myths About Running in Heat” in Running Times Magazine that I thought you’d like.  I certainly liked reading how training in the heat might help performance in cooler races.  I’ve decided to believe this wholeheartedly. (102 … Continue reading

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In which I behave badly

I attended the YMCA’s nutrition clinic for the half marathon last night, and, I’ve got to say, I’m not very proud of my behavior there.  My role was to support the registered dietician’s presentation and answer any particularly geeky race … Continue reading

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Metatarsal stress fracture reading

I am beginning to feel like a runner again.  Along with having to do more laundry, this means I’m perusing the running blog world during Asa’s naptimes (and ignoring the housework) again.  I stumbled across one yesterday entitled “Metatarsal Stress … Continue reading

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Y Talk Review

It was a very tiny audience at the YMCA last night, so it felt more like I was blathering on to people on a group run (as is my wont) than addressing an audience.  Good for everybody.  I think.  At … Continue reading

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We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto

We arrived in country at 5am today.  55 degrees and rainy.  We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto.  Our hotel was nice enough to let us check in extremely early, so we didn’t have to lug our bags around town for … Continue reading

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Scantily clad photo shoot

So there I was last Monday, a super-sized bag of Skittles in hand, reading my e-mail. It’d been hard watching all the running at Western States from the sidelines. I didn’t think it was particularly hard at the time. Crewing … Continue reading

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