Category Archives: Race Reports

Race reports, stats, and all that jazz

Running Through 2014

Another year is over, and as I look back at my running and racing I feel some surprised wonder. It’s not that I ran particularly fast or far. I suspect I’m very close to average by many measures. The surprise … Continue reading

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Digging Out

Around here the first snowflakes of the season usually fall in October or November. They are slim, lazy snowflakes that leave just a peppering of white on frozen grass. Sometimes we’ll have a full covering by Thanksgiving, but often that … Continue reading

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Monster Dash

This, my friends, is The Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul, Minnesota on Monster Dash day. (Photo from race organizer Team Ortho.) I’ve been in awe of this stately church since I first saw it. It lends a beautiful … Continue reading

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Strong, Feminine, and Awesome: Esprit de She with Team Chocolate Milk

Several years ago I applied and got a spot on Team Chocolate Milk. The team is a combination of pro athletes, experts, and lots of regular people like me who balance training with full-time jobs and commitments. Maybe “regular” is … Continue reading

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Making 5K Strides

Running has become very seasonal for me over the past five years. It’s not the most important thing I do, but I continue to enjoy it. It has great and rough points like everything else, but almost without thinking, it’s … Continue reading

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