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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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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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Dead Last for a Reason

June 5, 2012

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Did you see this story about Meghan Vogel?  She’s the high school track star that won the 1600 at the state meet then came in dead last in the 3200.  It was the second race that was more inspiring and formative.  I’m going to show this video in class this week to stress the fact […]

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5k Reflection

May 22, 2012

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5k Reflection

The Del Oro Cardio/Health 5K came and went and I think it was a huge success.  Students legitimately seemed to be enjoying running.  The crazy fan groups did an amazing job supporting the runners.  Several students posted some very fast times.  The whole 2 day (8 heat) event was marked by an atmosphere of fun […]

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Day 1 of the 5k

May 18, 2012

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Day One of the Del Oro Cardio/Health 5K was a huge success.  The runners and the encouragers seemed to have a lot of fun.  Almost everyone beat their goal times.  There were two injuries (a definite downside) but I think that everyone will survive to run again.  Here were a few of my favorite moments […]

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