Category Archives: Ultrarunning

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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Compact

I just got done giving Eliot a haircut on the back patio.  I’ll be downloading the job application for Great Clips later today.  And speaking of haircuts, I got one yesterday.  (Length intact, fellows.)  I did not expect Eliot to … Continue reading

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Alamo Cool Tex Ice pack and me

I passed the day lounging around with an ice pack and a bottle of ibuprofen. Seems to be working. Not fast enough, mind you, but nothing to do about that really. I’ll make a point of telling Asa about how … Continue reading

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Mom in the Wild: Day 1

I’m sitting in the Tucson airport waiting for my ride. I’m perched on top of my huge duffle bag near an electrical outlet charging my phone. This wouldn’t be particularly enjoyable if there wasn’t live music happening by the baggage … Continue reading

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Small feet bound to Tucson

So the TSA woman just hollered out: “Those are the smallest shoes I’ve ever seen!” She was looking at my shoes in the bin in front of her. Really? I find this hard to believe. Honestly I think she was … Continue reading

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Lost day

I’m standing in the kitchen rolling my foot back and forth over a lacrosse ball. I just finished getting everything together for the run tomorrow. Chris is picking me up at 2:30am and we’ll head north to Camp Eagle. Eliot … Continue reading

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Rocky Race Report Preview

Hi blog friends! 15:33 yesterday and a bit of a suffer-fest. I will have good stories and a race report for you tomorrow. In the meantime, here’s this teaser: I was feeling great the first 20 mile loop. My legs … Continue reading

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