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Training with Whole Foods (& Nike SF Entry Giveaway!) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thanks again to Whole Foods Northern California , I am very pleased to announce this week’s giveaway: 2 lucky winners will each receive a guaranteed spot to register ... Read on »
Rapid Race Recovery by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, I am addicted to racing ( here are 13 reasons why ); however, races are extremely hard on my body. In training I don’t push myself like I do on a race course- I can ... Read on »
Race Recap: SF Marathon (2nd half) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running “I’ve been injured since February, just started running again in June, not on asphalt, just dirt and grass and no hills at all, just flats, and my longest run since r ... Read on »
Giveaway: Entries to the Color Run 5K! by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running (ADDENDUM, 7/29/14: Winners may chose ANY location The Color Run runs that isn’t sold out and occurs after 8/4/14.) This year, the Color Run  is announcing th ... Read on »
The Journey to 40 by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I guess the sum of the last 39 years are technically my journey to 40 but it’s really just hit me in the last few months that this is really happening so as far as I ... Read on »
Race Recap: See Jane Run 5K (Alameda) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, this race was over 3 weeks ago. Yes, it is summer vacation and the kids are out of school making it hard for me to think/write. Yes, I’ve fallen behind on my blo ... Read on »
Runs Worth the Drive by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Redwood Regional Park Buick and  MapMyFitness are launching a nationwide “Runs Worth the Drive Challenge” beginning June 26 to help fellow runners find, record and ... Read on »
Compression Suggestion (and Giveaway!) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As runners, we know compression wear is a “thing” and I’ve experimented running in compression capris as well as compression socks and found that I really prefer kn ... Read on »
Today’s Reason: Team in Training by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This video was produced by Erica, one of my Team in Training mentees from last season, and sums up what it means to be a part of such a dynamic group that’s dedi ... Read on »
13 Reasons Why I Love Racing by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My injury is on it’s way to recovery and I am feeling very excited to start racing again! In fact, I miss racing so much that I have completely re-adjusted our summe ... Read on »
Giveaway: See Jane Run Race Entry! by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It’s that time of year again, friends! Spring is almost over and the summer race season is upon us so it’s time to get moving- what better motivation to do so than ... Read on »
Race Recap: SLO (Half) Marathon by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Earlier this year, I was lucky to be chosen to represent the San Luis Obispo (SLO) Marathon as a race ambassador so I happily registered for the half marathon and wen ... Read on »
SLO Going by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’m still injured and as of today it’s been 35 days since my last run… 35 days, that’s it?? Feels like an eternity!  Recovery is going very slowly and I’m looking at a few ... Read on »
Today’s Reason: Respect by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you know me in real life or follow my other social media outlets, you know I am currently injured. Again. Running related injury this time- patellofemoral syndrome w ... Read on »
Ambassadorships Abound! by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am super stoked to announce that I have been chosen as race ambassador to the San Louis Obispo Marathon , See Jane Run , and the San Francisco Marathon this year! W ... Read on »
To: Running, From: Me by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Roses are red, violets are blue, I love running, don’t you? My calves and heart tightly compressed, I’ve fallen in love with you, running, I must confess. ... Read on »
5K Recaps: Hot Chocolate, Run4Steven and Jenny’s Light by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I gotta be totally honest and say it’s really hard- for me- to write a good 5K race recap. In 3 miles, not too much can happen and 5Ks are over way too quickly for me t ... Read on »
WTF? (Part 1) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Run 26.2 while juggling the entire time. WTF? Running the road for many years, I’m sure you’ll agree, you see some pretty strange things along the way- be it an easy ... Read on »
Flexiveganism (and NadaMoo Giveaway!) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When it comes to eating meat, I live by the “it’s an instinct, not a choice!” school of thought. I love meat, poultry, fish, dairy- as far as I’m concerned, PETA st ... Read on »
2014 Resolutions by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I don’t usually make New Year resolutions. As I’ve said before , if I’ve been doing everything the right way all year, there is no need to force myself to change th ... Read on »