Tag Archives: Cycling

This is 40

Totally NOT a running post, this. Totally about me. Actually, it’s totally about the Husband, who, despite his own confession of ‘not being a planner’ planned the most amazing weekend for me. Please excuse the photo-vomit. I’ll try to control … Continue reading

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Kaiser Half Training: Week 10

This week was Distance Week. Long Run week. Three long runs in 6 days. Maybe unwise but so far, so good. I missed Week 9’s long run so I’d run those 12 miles on Tuesday. I’d run Week’s 10’s 14-mile long … Continue reading

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Kaiser Half Training: Week 9

I can see why races are not recommended during a training cycle. They muck things up. They incur extra days of rest in the interests of tapering. They incur extra days of rest in the interests of  recovery. They interfere with … Continue reading

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Running and cycling and climbing, oh my!

This week, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying a little free time with the Dude in school five mornings a week. I need to get my bottom into gear and start applying for my work permit but I’ve decided to do that … Continue reading

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The boys on bikes

It’s been quite the week for spectating sports! First up was the Husband’s triathlon at the weekend – thanks to all of you for your support in the comments. Much appreciated. Second up was the Amgen Tour of California – … Continue reading

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Weeeee-hooooo

What does a running blogger post about on a Monday when she’s done absolutely no running all weekend? Cycling, of course. The Dude was born into a cycling household. Before he was born, we cycled everywhere and were obsessed with … Continue reading

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A weekend in Marin

This weekend, we snuck off for a weekend away. We didn’t go far – just about an hour from home, but it felt like a world away. We headed over the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County and the lovely … Continue reading

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This week in running…

Thanks everyone for your kind words about Bay Breeze! I’m still buzzing about it! Brazen Racing do this great thing where they allow amateur photographers on the course, and they upload their photos onto Picasa for us runners to download … Continue reading

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Bay Breeze: The Preview

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone. Tomorrow is the Bay Breeze 10k and my new PR attempt! This race takes place across the San Mateo bridge in the East Bay, just half an hour from where I live. The course is flat, … Continue reading

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Building blocks

For a while now, I’ve been feeling out-of-shape. Not badly so, but just not as fit as I used to be. Until last week’s trail adventures at Briones, I hadn’t run 13 miles since the Half Moon Bay Half-Marathon at … Continue reading

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