Monday Motivation: A “No Matter What” Approach

I'm training for the NYC marathon.  It will be the 3rd time running this race and my 12th marathon.  So I'm no stranger to the discomfort and time consuming nature of a 16 week training plan. But summer training? It was kicking my ass. My training plan started July 15th and for the first 3 …

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Hop On the Training Train

Let's say you are encouraged to register for a race.  Yay!  Races are fun, right?  Your friends high-five you, they tag you on social media with super-cool hashtags (#awesome, #thisgirlruns) and then it's on. Sooo, now what?  Right?! Training for a race or event takes three things.  A training plan. Some jiggering of your schedule …

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Going Green

"Green exercise" refers to activities done in natural surroundings such as city parks and campuses as well as open space, trails and natural parks.   Studies show is delivers mental, physical and even spiritual benefits while providing positive effects on health, well-being and athletic performance. I get that.  My week day runs during the school …

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Coming Up! The 16th Annual Turkey Trot

Our 16th Annual Turkey Trot is coming up!  Join us for a leisurely 4-ish mile run, walk or stroll on Thanksgiving Morning (November 23, 2017) at  the Rush Creek Open Space Reserve (click here for more info on this Marin County gem).   We start at 7:30am!  It's a nice, no pressure, fun way to start your …

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16th Annual Turkey Trot

Mark your calendar, the Turkey Trot is coming!  Join us Thanksgiving Morning for a leisurely 4-ish mile run, walk or stroll.    November 23, 2017 at 7:30 am at the Rush Creek Open Space Reserve (click here for more info on this Marin County gem).   No starting line, no timing chips, no tee shirts or medals …

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This Little Piggy…

In September I decided to get back to the mat for yoga.  My practices had gotten fewer and farther between and I missed Yoga with Adriene (www.http://yogawithadriene.com/) and her dog Benji.  I also really missed the practice of yoga itself. And because I'm weird I can't do anything just to do it, I need to …

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