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I beat him again – but not really

December 8, 2014

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I beat him again – but not really

Yesterday was my 10th year in a row running the California International Marathon.  It runs from Folsom through 6 different cities on its way to the steps of the Capitol Building in Sacramento.  In previous years, there’s been major rain or freezing winds, but yesterday’s weather was perfect – high 40s at the start and […]

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Summer and Time

August 11, 2014

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Summer and Time

My summer break will end in less than 2 hours.  It’s been several weeks since school let out but it somehow feels like less than that and more than that at the same time.  One of the books that I read this summer explored the bizarre nature of time – how sometimes it can seem to […]

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7 Day Vegan – Day Six

May 18, 2013

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7 Day Vegan – Day Six

I’ve got my first vegan race tomorrow.  The race itself isn’t vegan but it will be the first race that I have competed in since being a vegan.  It’s the Auburn Triathlon and I’ll just be doing the 10k run leg of the relay.  My training this week has felt fine.  I haven’t had and […]

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Parkway Half Marathon Race Report

May 7, 2013

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Parkway Half Marathon Race Report

It was my 5th year running the Parkway Half Marathon and despite the heat, it turned out to be a good day for running.  The course follows the water on the American River Trail from William Pond Park in Carmichael down past Sac State and back up basically the same path.  In past years, I’m […]

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Chasing Chris Pollack

December 3, 2012

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Chasing Chris Pollack

It was December 2007.  I had trained hard for the last 20 weeks for this big event.  I was ready.  I had run three previous marathons but I had yet to qualify for Boston.  The weather was perfect on that Sunday morning.  My wife, daughter, mother-in-law and sister-in-law had come out to cheer me on. […]

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