News flash: it’s winter

So the notorious furball Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow (per usual). And no one anywhere was surprised. Six more weeks of winter? Also not a shocker. But, there’s a run streak to maintain (69 days and going strong!), and oh, btw… That’s right – one week left of the off-season. ¬†And I’m trying to enjoy […]

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#RWRunStreak Day 12 and 26.2 thoughts…

It’s Day 12 of the #RWRunStreak and it’s still alive! Yeah, I’ve been doing a lot of shorties, but I’m also very carefully building my base back up. It makes for a lot of one-milers, but it’s also jump-starting me back into the mileage I’d like to hold off-season. I say this now, of course, […]

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A not-so-easy 10, and how not to be hit by a car

The nerdy boyfriend and I had one plan for today: get up around 8:30 or 9 a.m., run an easy 10, take a steamy shower, drink hot cocoa and make chocolate chip pancakes. Then curl up and have a West Wing-athon, hopefully finishing season 5 (finally) and maybe dabbling in season 6. We have accomplished […]

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Running in the winter

…or, why people look at me like I’m nuts. I was listening to the weather forecast as I was changing into a singlet and shorts at the gym this morning, preparing for a grueling legs workout (I’ll go into that later), and hearing the weatherman talk about “lake effect snow” and wind chill, the former […]

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