Tag Archives for half marathon

Race lessons

A colleague asked me why I run races — it’s not like I’m going to win them. And the answer is different for each race. And it often changes from the time I sign up for the race to when … Continue reading

19. October 2011 by Jackie B
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Race recap: Rock n Roll Denver

Late review of the fantastic Rock n Roll Denver half/marathon. Running past Denver Union Station early in the race. The course started and ended in Civic Park so we could walk from our hotel to the race and back in … Continue reading

27. October 2010 by Jackie B
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Hello, Seattle

First and most important — we finished the half marathon. We raised over $4,000 and did it injury free! Although we were a little sore walking to dinner, leaning on each other to get downhill and praying we never get … Continue reading

29. June 2010 by Jackie B
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Trial run

I’m into the stage of training where I’m tackling longer distances and need to put more thought into where and how I run including refueling during the run. Today’s plan was to run 8 miles — 3 miles out and … Continue reading

08. May 2010 by Jackie B
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Running motivation

I didn’t always run for fun. I ran because I had to for other sports. I hate, hate, hated running sprints for errors. I hated warm-up jogs. I hated long runs for crew. I envied my cross-country friends — lean … Continue reading

25. April 2010 by Jackie B
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