Tag Archives: trail running

Rated R – for language

April 3, 2014

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I “ran” a ten mile trail run on Saturday. And I had been dreading it for a while. I had not trained for it and so I knew there would be some suffering. I didn’t quite realize, though, to what extent that suffering would be. The day before, Friday, I woke up determined to cut […]

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Go Where It’s Warm

October 6, 2013

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If you know me at all then you know I tend to feel in extremes. When I feel, I feel deep. That is a curse. Trust me. This year has been very bittersweet. My running has been so up and down. I’m doing great and running a lot–and then I’m under dr’s orders and not […]

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I Want to be a Trail Runner When I Grow Up.

July 20, 2013

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So I’ve been running at the Wetlands. A nature preserve trail along and around a riverbed. There’s dirt. Very very little sand. Bridges. Hills. Gravel. And peace and quiet. Except today. I had a yuck run this morning. I couldn’t quite get my breathing down….when I felt like I was pushing myself I looked at […]

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I May Be Titanium, But I’m No Lady in the Bright Orange Shirt!

June 20, 2013

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So I don’t think I have EVER written two days in a row…. I did a trail run tonight. I parked and got in line to get my bib. There was one person ahead of me….and the next thing I know some lady walks up to the table and just asks for her name like […]

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The Quiet Mind…Priceless.

June 12, 2013

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So I am back to running with my GPS watch. I was meant to run with one. It. Is. That. Simple. I did a trail race yesterday. It was beautiful. For the 45 minutes I ran….my life was perfectly silent . I have had many many things on and in my mind, and I’ve had […]

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Rambling Thoughts on Running, or lack of….

March 25, 2013

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When I first decided to start a blog to document my running journey—I had no idea I would be pushed out of the game this long. It. Is. So. Disheartening. As I’ve mentioned in a previous blog–not running is what forced me to expand my world to include spinning, strength training and meditation. I lost […]

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