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B.O.B .

California
I love to talk about running and anything running related. I also enjoy blogging about completely random topics and trying to make running fit into them! Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I hope you enjoy my blog and look forward to reading yours.
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Well hello half marathon... by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This weekend marked the start of long runs for Grandma's Marathon. This marathon sort of snuck up on me because my last marathon go-round I made my training plan. This tim ... Read on »
The Top Ten Lessons I've Learned About Running by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started seriously running in 2009. I always enjoyed running but it wasn't until my first marathon (Disney 2009) that I became an addict. I made a ton of mistakes along t ... Read on »
A Reminder by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you have read my blog for any length of time you'll know that my dad died in 2007. And you know I think about him everyday. I think about him the most on the date that ... Read on »
Driscoll's Strawberry Classic 15K (ish) Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Surprise! I jumped into a race on Saturday.   The Backstory On Friday afternoon the S.O. sent me a text letting me know that there was a local 15K on Saturday and I ... Read on »
March Madness Baby! by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's been a strange week. And I've actually noticed that I am not alone in feeling this weirdness. In fact someone posted this link  on facebook time suck stating that thi ... Read on »
Gate River Run 15K Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Now that I've had some time to process this race and what went wrong, I'm feeling a little better. I admit that I was completely bummed by how it went down and while I'm s ... Read on »
Another race.... by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tomorrow, I am running the Gate River Run 15K in Jacksonville, FL. This is the USA Championships for the 15K and boasts 20,000 athletes. Whoa. This is probably one of the ... Read on »
Crewing for the Double Anvil by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Friday I had the opportunity to crew for some friends competing in the Florida Double Anvil triathlon. The reason this race needs a crew is because it's the equivalen ... Read on »
February 2015 Stats/Recap by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm so sad #bethmonth is over but I seriously cannot put into words how fab it was. I love me some February! It was a great month of rebuilding on the running front. And I ... Read on »
Best Damn Race Orlando 10K Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Top Five Things You Need to Know About My BDR 10K 1. I'm a total mental case sometimes. I was so very close to not running this race. It had nothing to do with ... Read on »
Your princess is in another castle. by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As you can see from my upcoming events widget, I'm scheduled to run the Best Damn Race 10K this weekend in Orlando. Barring any major snafus where my volunteer talent is n ... Read on »
I'm alive! by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Holy crap I haven't blogged in almost two weeks! My bad friends and stalkers. My new job sort of required that I pay attention to it (AKA - not blogging from my cube). I'v ... Read on »
Like what you like by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently had an epiphany about myself. I am a person who really tries to like things, even if deep down, I don't really enjoy them. I tried really hard to like cycling. ... Read on »
Keeping It Real by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Since I began working with Coach Jon back in November, I've been hitting up the strength and mobility gym sessions on most Thursdays. I have come to enjoy these, but they ... Read on »
Don't run, or you'll die. by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday, my coach posted an article in our group about a study* that said, in effect, running less is better for you and running too much is actually a detriment. You ca ... Read on »
January Recap/Stats by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy #BethMonth! It's the month of my birth and I like to celebrate! Yes, I take the whole month. I'm a huge fan of birthdays and I imagine even when I turn 80 I'll be th ... Read on »
Patience, grasshopper by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The last time I had actual, honest-to-goodness, long runs were the first week of January. Then, the heel happened. I took the next week off, save for a short, slow "test r ... Read on »
New Orleans trip and Rock N Roll 10K Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey ya'll! I'm back. And I'm suffering from a stupid cold still. It came on right as I left for NOLA last Thursday. Fortunately, I didn't have to cancel my trip since my s ... Read on »
A quick update by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran! And it didn't hurt!   The end.   Ok, not really, but it's a fantastic start right? I got a tiny run/walk in on Saturday just to test the waters and then I ... Read on »
Cold weather, podcast crack, and a heel update. by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've got some heel updates, but first, I froze my butt off volunteering at the Jacksonville Best Damn Race over the weekend. I'm a Floridian, so temps in the high 30's mig ... Read on »