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Race Report: Yukon(’t) Do It! Half Marathon and Marathon

Ugh. Another DNF. Unlike Ghost of Seattle, I showed up on time. And although the race started off strangely, I would have finished if not for one crucial mistake regarding gear. That said, let’s start from the beginning. I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Belated Race Recap: A Stumble and Getting Back on the Ultra Horse

Although my blogging may have been on hiatus this last year, my marathon and ultramarathon training wasn’t. I had last written in January after running my first ultra, the Cougar Mountain 50K. Running my first 50K would have been hard … Continue reading

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Race Report: Cougar Mountain 50K

This is a race report about a race that happened nearly three months ago. Deal with it. This last October, I ran my first ultramarathon. Overall, it  was a success because it was a new challenged and I finished. However, … Continue reading

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Race Report: St. George Marathon

This was the first time I’ve ever run a marathon as a training run and I picked the perfect race for it. The scenery was so gorgeous I kept stopping to take pictures. The course was mostly flat. Actually it … Continue reading

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Race Report Combo: Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series

I’ve had the great pleasure of running the entire series of “short” races in the Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series this Spring and Summer.  I previously wrote about the first event in the series, the 5-miler.  I have since run the … Continue reading

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Race Report: Surfer’s Path Marathon

My anticipation was high for this race. The Surfer’s Path was the first full marathon since my disastrous performance at the Forest Park Marathon in Portland last August. To be fair, the blame for that event lay squarely with me. I had not trained … Continue reading

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Race Report: Cougar Mountain 5 Miler

Last week, I did the first race of the Cougar Mountain Run series.  Since I’m slated to run the Surfer’s Path Marathon tomorrow I signed up for the short 5 mile race, instead of the long 10 mile race, and … Continue reading

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Race Report: Mercer Island Half Marathon

For me, the Mercer Island Half Marathon was what you might call a “double-whammy.” And both of those “whammies” were totally my fault. First, I had decided to run the race even though I knew it wasn't the most schedually … Continue reading

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Belated Race Report: Seattle Run Series in Seward Park

When I began training with a coach at the start of this year, it was with the medium term goal of training for the Surfer’s Path Marathon in May. When previously training for marathons on my own, I would run … Continue reading

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