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Bethel Half and 5K – Race Recap

Saturday had loomed heavy in the back of my mind as I was scheduled to run my first race since March 20th when I walked the Forks XV with Ron Slocum. My race before that – the Asheville Marathon and Half (I did the half) – was walked more than run, also, as I stuck… Continue reading Bethel Half and 5K – Race Recap

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Weekend in the Rearview – Part Two

Sunday morning started in the dark and me in a running skirt and tank top. My sister was wondering what else I was going to wear. It was warm enough that that was it. I put on my shoes and grabbed my #runchat hat and heading to the Palm Desert Civic Park to get lined… Continue reading Weekend in the Rearview – Part Two

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Pittsburgh Marathon – First 13.1

The race itself is recapped in this post and the next as I am wordy. All race photos were taken by my kids (either my daughter or my son). Most were taken in Bloomfield , between miles 22 and 23. Being in the last corral – or even in the corral in front of me,… Continue reading Pittsburgh Marathon – First 13.1

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Turkey Trot – A Race Recap

Thanksgiving morning dawned sunny once the sun made its appearance. I live in a valley so even though sunrise may be at 7 AM, the sun may not get over the hill and down where I am until almost 8 AM. I awoke at 6 AM and made my sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving dinner while… Continue reading Turkey Trot – A Race Recap

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Tram Challenge – A Race Recap

I ran a fantastic race while I was out in California. I discovered the Palm Springs Tram Challenge, a 6K run/walk that had a 2000 foot elevation increase, online. Since I would not have a car constantly at my discretion while in the area, I emailed my stepfather – the trip was still a surprise… Continue reading Tram Challenge – A Race Recap