Category Archives: Race Reports

Race reports, stats, and all that jazz

Short on words, long on memories

I like words. It’s refreshing for me to put words on paper or screen and know they capture the moments they describe forever. Okay, maybe not forever. But they will be preserved, waiting for me, unless I decide I don’t … Continue reading

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Just Enough: Grandma’s Marathon 2014

Just two days before the race, Grandma’s Marathon was looking less likely for me. Rain kept drenching the farm making nearly every chore take longer, and several employees had problems come up that made scheduling dicey. Obviously the animals must … Continue reading

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Running the Lake Wobegon Trail Marathon

Saturday morning I ran the race I’ve spent months preparing for. I pondered over training plans, ran long miles on snowy roads, stewed over small injuries, tried out new flavors of gu and probably drove my husband and dogs half … Continue reading

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Earth Day Run Number Five

We people just like to benchmark time and accomplishment. Birthdays and anniversaries demand cake, gifts, flowers, or all of the above. Running events also mark their milestone years, and this past Saturday I ran the 15th annual Earth Day Half … Continue reading

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Running Through 2013

Here we are, January 2, 2014. In many ways the past year slipped by quickly, and now I’m overdue for my obligatory review of the past year and goals for the new. As I’ve done since I started blogging, I … Continue reading

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