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Race Recap: SF Marathon (1st Half) by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So I ran 2 other races recently but didn’t write the recaps, so let me quickly catch up… On May 19th BFF Amy and I ran the Capitola half marathon relay on a beaut ... Read on »
Group ID for Nike Women’s Marathon SF by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday, the random drawing for the Nike Women’s Marathon (and half) in San Francisco finally opened. Nike SF 2011 was my very first full marathon, so the race really ... Read on »
Weighty Issues by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I should probably write the recap for my last race (and I will, I promise!) but today I prefer to discuss something that has been on my mind a great deal lately with PRs ... Read on »
See Jane Run WINNERS! by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Your comments, shares, likes, tweets and pins are in and I am happy to announce the winners of my Mother’s Day Giveaway for 3 race entries to the See Jane Run half ... Read on »
Race Recap: Nike Women’s Half Marathon, DC by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you know me and/or if you read this blog, you know that I was honored to be chosen as a mentor for my 5th season with Team in Training and decided to fund raise fo ... Read on »
Mother’s Day Giveaway! by Laura M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How I love my precious family- this is what it’s all about! I hope everyone had a great Mother’s Day- I had such a fantastic day relaxing and spending time with my w ... Read on »
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 »