Marathon Training, Race Preparation, Running, Running for Charity

Dopey Challenge Week 3 + 4: Fund-running for Best Friends Animal Society again!

Guess what? I’ve finally got my charity picked out for the Dopey Challenge! All of you who know me know that I really enjoy fund-running for my big yearly A-races. My charities over the years have varied a bit, but it took some time for me to really hone in on the one that I wanted to focus on this time.…

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Cycling, Fitness, Marathon Training, Marathons, Race Preparation, Running, Swimming, Triathlon Training

And the Training Months Tick By…July and mid-August Recap

Hmm. It’s been an interesting month. I don’t have a lot of time to go into too much detail about what’s been going on, but let’s recap:   -I went on a weeklong vacation to Waikiki with Erik. By day we hiked, ran, snorkeled, swam, surfed, boogey boarded, and by night we hopped skipped karaoke bars. -I acquired two gnarly…

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Marathon Training, Race Preparation, Running, Running for Charity, Triathlon Training

Monday Morning Stand Up: Seafair Weeks 6-7-8 + Portland Weeks 1-2-3 2014 Training

For lack of a better way to combine the concurrent training threads, I’m now officially lumping them both together in the headline. The last few weeks have been insanely bizarre. Not only is my sleeping schedule all over the map, but so is my schoolwork and work-work (because when you say it twice, it’s legit). So my swimming activities are…

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Marathon Training, Running for Charity, Triathlon Training

2014 Charity Fundraising Announcement: Stand Up to Cancer

Hi folks! It’s that time of year again were I announce my fundraising efforts for the 2014 racing season. Since I have (haphazardly) already finished my first race of the season (with at least seven more to go between now and December) it’s time to unveil my charity of choice this year… A couple of years ago, I was tested…

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Marathon Training

Overthinking Is My Downfall

I’ll preface this blog post by admitting that I am about to go on a self-loathing rant. Feeling lost seems to be more and more normal for me lately. Overthinking is my downfall. The more I overthink my training and my nutrition the more difficult it gets to maintain any semblance of normalcy. The last week or so I’ve struggled…

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