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Race Recap: Santa Cruz Half Marathon by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yes, I realize that this race was 4 weeks ago. I also ran the inaugural Nike DC half marathon since then and am really anxious to write that one up as it was so, so, ... Read on »
More For Boston by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Oakland’s candlelight vigil in honor of the Boston Marathon (photo credit: See Jane Run ) Last Thursday, I attended a 3 mile run (1 mile for each victim) followed ... Read on »
Today’s Reason: Boston by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As soon as I woke up on Monday morning, I started up my lap top, placed it on the stove in my kitchen, and began making my kids their school lunches while I watched the ... Read on »
Full of Half Excuses by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Sunday I ran the Santa Cruz half marathon and even though this was my 11th half, YET AGAIN things didn’t go as well as I had hoped. I plan to write a recap for t ... Read on »
Friday Favorites: Races by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My first race ever was in April 2009 and to date, I have run close to 50 different races- wow, that seems like a lot to me! I don’t like to repeat race courses and I ... Read on »
Race Recap: Oakland Half Marathon by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I know, I know, I am THE WORST blogger ever as it’s been over a month since I’ve posted. In my defense, life has been crazy/stressful/frustrating as of late and it is very ... Read on »
Guardsmen “Training” Run by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Guardsmen is a non-profit, volunteer based group of Bay Area men that work together to assist and improve the lives of at-risk/inner-city youth through education ... Read on »
Friday Favorites: Places I Run by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My favorite running views! 2 blog posts in 2 days?!?!?!  I know, it’s a miracle!  Well, today is the the 3rd day in a row I’ve been stuck at home with my sick daught ... Read on »
Technical Difficulties by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you can relate to the above picture, then you know what kind of “technical difficulties” I’m referring to: running clothes. They are EVERYWHERE and it’s becoming ... Read on »
Today’s Reason: The Long Run by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was out with a friend for dinner last night and she asked me, “How did you figure out you loved running?” And I really had to pause to think about that… I told her it ... Read on »
Meatless Monday: Jurek Style by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running While on a brief trip to our cabin a couple weeks ago, I finally got further into ultra-marathoner Scott Jurek ‘s recent book, Eat And Run , in which he touts his vegan ... Read on »
I Resolve NOTHING by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 9 days into the new year, pressure of the holidays over, home after a brief vacation to our cabin, kids back in school, and I can settle back into my “normal” routine an ... Read on »
2012 in Review by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film ... Read on »
Today’s Reason: Accountability by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Over the years, several people have said to me that they dislike it when people post each and every work out they do on Facebook .  And, a few years ago, I would have agre ... Read on »
One Week Streak by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Highlights from week 1! (Yes, I ran in a cemetery- very peaceful!) Last week, I decided to join the Runner’s World holiday streak , pledging (just mentally, of cours ... Read on »
Gifts Ideas for Any This Runner by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve been good! I swear!!! Yes, it’s that time of year again and I am positive that you have been suffering through the holiday email and snail mail barrage just l ... Read on »
Meatless Monday: #elf4health by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday I was super duper hungover, and I… oh, wait… that’s a HORRIBLE way to start a post that has the word “health” in the title!  Geesh!  Oh well… Anyhoo, as I ... Read on »
Virtually Running by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For the last 3 years, our family has participated in a local turkey trot (Hubby actually runs it, I don’t- he only does 2 races a year, so I let him have that one… boo..) ... Read on »
Anya’s Ultramarathoning Awesomeness by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Anya at the finish line of her very first ultra ! I already introduced you to my friend Kate and her Ultramarathoning Awesomeness , and now for part two, I would lik ... Read on »
Race Recap: Big Sur Half Marathon by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ll just be honest right up front: in my current state, I really had no business running the Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay this past Sunday, but having spent ... Read on »