Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Day Before

Just a quick note to say tomorrow’s the big day: The Lincoln Half-Marathon. I plan on taking it easy today, maybe hitting the first day of the farmers market, maybe taking the kiddo to the park. We’re celebrating my niece … Continue reading

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What Is The Best Pre-Race Music?

There a dozen things running through your mind on race morning: Do I have my bib number? Did I pack enough gels? Where are my water bottles? Where do I park? Is it too cold for shorts this morning? Where … Continue reading

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The Pregnant Chicken Sheds Some Pounds

A couple months ago, a friend tipped me off to a brilliantly funny blog, http://www.pregnantchicken.com (thank you, Lauren). I mostly look through the blog’s archives to read Amy Morrison’s take on pregnancy and motherhood (there are posts that make me … Continue reading

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Hey Ladies

You’ve heard of women-only running events, but are you familiar with women-only triathlons? There is a nationwide series called Athleta Iron Girl that offers mostly spring-distance triathlons are cool destinations like Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe and New Orleans. The 2011 … Continue reading

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Ready For A 100-Day Challenge?

If you’ve been reading this blog from the beginning, you may have picked up that I have a certain reverence for John “The Penguin” Bingham. He’s the man that inspired me throughout my slow start to running and getting on … Continue reading

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