Run Through Redlands Half Marathon


Another so-so week of training. I am tired of hearing myself whine, so I can imagine how you all feel. So, instead of focusing on the minimal running during the week (crazy work schedule) or the failed 20 miler on Saturday (20+ mph winds, with gusts of more than 50 mph), I will instead tell […]

Chafing and Road Rash and Colds, Oh My!

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We had to turn on our air conditioner yesterday. I’m not bragging about our warm weather (close to 90 degrees!). I hate turning on the A/C. Hate the stale air, hate closing up my house, and especially hate the increase in my electric bill that it causes. It’s February, right? This week has not gone […]

Friday Favorites and the SLO Marathon

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The SLO Marathon San Luis Obispo is a small town along the central coast of California about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It is know for its wineries, bed and breakfasts, miles of hiking trails, and many water sports like surfing, kayaking, and paddle boarding.  Hearst Castle. is also a nearby attraction. It […]

Training, Rock and Roll, and RAGNAR


Well, I finally did it. I’ve been talking about it for a month, but on Friday I finally pulled the trigger and signed up for the Rock and Roll Marathon in San Diego on June 1! Whew! Now I guess I’d better create my training plan and get going. I signed Alan up too, so […]