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Un-booted!

It turns out I run something of a hotel for runners out of my place and I kind of like it!  I’ve had long-term guests, overnight guests and week-long guests and most of them have been runners who were in … Continue reading

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Immediate popsicle melting weather is upon us in AZ

It’s hot.  Damn hot.  Real hot.  And it’s only going to get hotter.  “How exciting!” says the runner in me with a strong insinuation of sarcasm.  I was up before 6am this morning so I could get to the track … Continue reading

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A swift kick to the rear

This is an Olympic year; it’s big.  You’re an athlete and we’re going to do this. This was what my coach said to me this past weekend when I was on the verge of a pity party due to having … Continue reading

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What’s another 4 letter word for fail? BONK

So it turns out that when I bonk, I bonk HARD.  I had my first steeple of the season at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Palo Alto, CA and I was feeling ready.  I had a time goal in mind, … Continue reading

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Being a horse, but with a cute outfit

Hey all- So I talk about the steeplechase a lot because it’s my signature event, but some of you may still be in the dark as to what I actually do.  When I explain the event to a layperson, I … Continue reading

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Kicking off the 2012 Outdoor Racing Season. WOOT!

SEASON OPENER!!  This Saturday night around 7:56, you can find me toeing the line of the Women’s Premiere 1,500m at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, AZ.  I’m excited, nervous, anxious, and trying to throw away all expectations I may … Continue reading

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Neither Rome nor a fit, healthy body was built in a day

So, as one may imagine, you have to work pretty hard in order to be good at something (namely running) and then from there, you must have a certain amount of God-given gifts to be great and from there, you … Continue reading

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