Race Recap: Walnut Festival Run for Education 5k

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This weekend I drove out to Walnut Creek to run the Walnut Festival 5k with a bunch of bloggers and twitter buddies.  The multi-talented Aron and Kristin helped organize the race, and I was psyched to go support them and spend the morning running.  I haven’t run a 5k in well over a year, and there’s something I really love about running fast.  My favorite race distance is the half marathon, because it’s not a sufferfest.  13.1 is an achievable distance, but the pace is safely aerobic.  When you race a 5k, you “try not to puke”, “run til your … Continue reading

2011 Goals

I’ve never been one to set out annual goals which is strange since I do so love checklists. I like the accountability of having a list of goals online, and I also like having them written down so I can easily refer to them. 2010 was a huge year for me, I ran my first marathon, moved across the country with J to a place neither of us had ever been, and started a brand new job. I wonder if 2011 could possibly be as exciting 🙂 1. Run a half marathon in under two hours and run a 5K … Continue reading