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Beat the Blerch 10k

On Saturday, September 20th, Kelsey and I ran the Beat the Blerch 10k in Carnation, Washington. It was an inaugural race put on by Matt Inman, recreational runner and creator of the web comic The Oatmeal. This was a race we signed up for back in May, and it was really exciting because it was [...]

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So, this definitely happened over a month ago. I want to keep blogging, and also in chronological order, so here’s hoping I can keep doing that! I’ve been working a bunch lately and will resume nannying in a couple weeks. Oh, did I forget to mention I got another job? I work at 24 Hour [...]

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To start, I said I’d talk a little more about volunteering. I’m volunteering for Purrfect Pals Cat Shelter, because they are the wonderful organization we adopted our little Penny from Penny the day we brought her home! Anyways, to thank Purrfect Pals for helping make Dan, Penny and I a family, I started volunteering. Many [...]

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This is part II of II of my Walt Disney World Marathon weekend recap. Read part I here! Disclaimer- This is a recap of my race experience. I don’t recommend/encourage running a race while sick. I didn’t need my alarm the morning of the marathon. I was up a lot of the night, sometimes coughing, [...]

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Disclaimer- This is a recap of my race experience. I don’t recommend/encourage running a race while sick. Wow. That’s really all I can say. Just kidding, I have a lot to say actually. But my experience at Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend really blew me away. Unforgettable. But first, if you’re not familiar with my [...]

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I’m completely cloud-9ing right now after a great weekend of running. A successful hash and a successful distance training for Goofy’s Race & a Half Challenge. Saturday- Samurai Jingle Bell Run (Samurai Hash House Harriers) Yesterday (Saturday) Dan and I chose to run at the Samurai hash because A- it was a Christmas run, B- [...]

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Alternate working title- Nobody Puts Peacock in the Van!! This is an event put on by the Samurai Hash House Harriers. (More on hashing here). A hashathon is a hash where you run 3 legs in one day totaling 26.2 miles/ 42 kilometers, or a marathon, give or take some distance. It’s a day long [...]

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I had a really great trip to Orlando with my mom, and I want to tell you all about it, but I think it would be the longest post ever! So I’m breaking it up into 2 parts, my race reports and the fun stuff we did. First up: the Disney Happy Haunted 5k! This [...]

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This past Saturday I ran the Portland Color Run 5k. I was pretty indifferent about it. No speedwork since it was untimed. I figured it’d be fun and unique. The Color Run is a 5k race where you pass through 5 “color stations”, staffed with volunteers that spray you with fine color dust. Almost like [...]

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This is Part II of II of my Goofy Challenge experience. You can read about part I here. Dan and I arrived in sunny Orlando a few days before the races. We headed to the expo at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and that was when I started getting really excited. This expo [...]

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