Category Archives: Twin Cities Marathon

Race planning, a conversation

Howdy friends. Philip and I are trying to organize our many hobbies and obligations for 2014, and last night we had a chat about them. I already know I can’t join several friends on a rim-to-rim-to-rim run in the Grand … Continue reading

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Running year in review

Howdy, friends. I’m pretty sure I won’t get a chance to run today, so I’m going to post my year-end stats this morning, knowing they could go up by a measly 5 miles before the day is done. Total mileage … Continue reading

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And the photos to prove it — Twin Cities Marathon photos

Howdy friends. You can witness my misery here:   Happy running.  

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Taper madness, and some numbers

Howdy, friends. I did my last little run today before Twin Cities — just a boring, easy 4 miles. In the wind. Ugh, I think we skipped fall here in South Dakota and went straight to winter. it’s an hour … Continue reading

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Running update

Howdy, friends. I haven’t posted about actual running much lately, which is odd, since I’ve been doing a lot of it. Here is the column I wrote for this week’s Outdoors section on my recent long run. It was my … Continue reading

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Doing doubles

Howdy, friends. First off, here is a link to my column from today’s paper. I never link them, and I should. They are all about running, after all. Second of all, I am just 7 weeks out from Twin Cities … Continue reading

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More awful running photos

Howdy, friends. I figured that headline would grab you. Who doesn’t love mocking others? Oh wait, nice people, that’s who. So, when I ran Brookings a few weeks ago, I decided to wear one of my running skirts. I have … Continue reading

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Books and running, quick updates

Howdy friends. I’ve been slammed with work and sick kiddos, and then just general life lately. But here are a few things going on. I just finished this book: Review here. It was … odd. I just finished it last … Continue reading

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Currently reading … and a haunting 1:49

Howdy, friends. I just finally finished “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” and good grief, what took me so long? I loved it. I have the second one already, but first I have to get through “Cleopatra,” by Stacy Schiff, … Continue reading

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Jack and Viv, in photos

Howdy, friends. Just two photos that the kids’ Nana sent, from her weekend of babysitting them while we ran the marathon.   Notice the time stamp on these photos — the kids got up at like 5:30 a.m. every day … Continue reading

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