Next event in just 8 weeks

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The Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon is just 2 months away . I ‘ll start training for this event in about 2 weeks. Looks like the entire course is inside Golden Gate park. Its a beautiful park but can get very chilly because of all the tree shade. I’ve done 8 mile training walks in that […]

Walk from Hell

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Today’s walk felt like the first 90 minutes of an ER visit . ( if you’re an asthmatic , you know what Im talking about) Maybe its the humidity? Maybe I’m just too sick to be doing this crap.. I start trapping air during the first mile and the rest of the walk is torture. […]

San Francisco Marathon RUNSFM

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Lungs..Dont fail me now! Only 100 feet to go… RUNSF Marathon 7/31/2005 This was the first Marathon and the only competitive sports event that I ever participated in. At the age of 50, I crossed the finish line for the 1/2 Marathon at 3:12:49 , I came in 1637th place …lol..but I finished. I made […]