Category Archives: Running


Champions train, losers complain

As a result of the end-of-the-year and graduation squeeze, I haven’t had the head space to sit down and write.  But I have had plenty of time to question the validity of running blogging and instagramming and other such things. My tragic flaw is that I overthink things, so that I cannot see them simply and purely.  Thus complex mom, right? On the one hand, I do enjoy sharing information and writing stories.  On the other, I think there is a certain amount of narcissism…

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Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic

Because I am so overwhelmed right now that I am kind of pissy that Zelda and Charlie can’t pick up some slack around the house, I am just now posting the pictures from the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic last Thursday night. This meet is formerly known as the Oxy High Performance meet, back before Hoka signed on.  Which is funny because you would think that a shoe company that mainly outfits ultramarathoners would have no business at a middle distance meet where the…

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Miles on the mill and a gigantic Snicker’s bar

When life gets busy, there’s nothing like a treadmill to keep you running strong.  Because we are trying to survive an extremely busy month, I have been jumping on mine at least once a week to get in a few miles. I love the fact that I can get my miles in, shower, and be back to work in an hour.  Of course, I prefer outside running, and when I’m training for a big race, I try to avoid the treadmill altogether.  Running outside in…

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