Run The Paris Metro: #2 – 10.56 miles

  Running to the metro stations in Paris is getting me to run more that I’ve ever done in my  life.  Every other day I’m running around 10 miles.  That’s almost a half-marathon.  I stop to take photos, consume some wonderful food, coffee and run at a pace faster than I would run a half.  […]

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Dean Karnazes runs 350 miles non-stop

Dean Karnazes is the best known ultra marathon runner and he finishes 350 miles as a fundraising effort for Organs ‘R’ Us (you can read the Outside Magazine article here Dean Karnazes runs 350 miles 6) Can you walk (I mean, run) us through the experience? What were the highpoints/lowpoints? The first two nights of […]

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SF Marathon: (2:06:03 #1301) finished, hobbled and humbled

Great race. Record 15,000 participants. I ran the 1/2 marathon this time Update With Official Results: Time: 2:06:03 overall placed #1301 placed 340 out of 647 in the 30-39 age group pace: 9’37” Total 1/2 marathon runners 5513. I’m really happy with the results considering I had to rest 3 times to stretch, and after […]

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2nd race: 10K in Castro Valley

My official finish time: Placed: #54 out of 267 runners, #5 in my age group Total time: 47’16” pace: 7’36” Distance: (10K) 6.56 miles by my watch BPM: 189 avg On Friday I decided I need to see what shape I was in for the July 1/2  marathon. So I sign myself up for a   […]

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Run: Castro Valley, am I in Japan?

Finally after hurting my foot running along the canals of Paris, I’m healed and back on my training for the SF 1/2 marathon end of July.   I decided to run over to the Japanese Garden in Hayward.  It’s an amazing garden in the middle of nowhere in Hayward.  Once you are inside, you feel like […]

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Last night in Paris

Hobbled on a bad foot over to the Eifel Tower, had a crepe, stood in the rain and soaked up Paris. Then walked along the Seine to Place de Concord, and watched Star Wars. hee, wonderful end to the vacation Hobble Log: 3 miles

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Paris Running: St. Martin Canals

I’m so tired today.   It’s glorious weather in Paris at 82 degrees.  This is my last full day Paris, I’ll be heading to Amsterdam tomorrow.  So I decided to squeeze in a run to see the lower part of the canals (St. Martin, see Y! Image) I ran 3.6 km then the heat really got […]

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Paris Running: Pain au Chocolat, Canals, Sacre Couer

Running and eating my way through Paris. This morning I started running at 5:30am cause I knew I wanted a long run.  Picked up the best pain au chocolat in Paris, saw the best view of Paris at Sacre Coeur, then the best running route along the canals.  The St. Martin canal is a must […]

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Why do I run and do the crazy things I do?

Recently some people have been asking me why the hell did I start running and dress in running shorts all the time?  Why did I do the crazy push-ups? I don’t know why I felt ashamed to admit it before.  This is no shame, nothing wrong with what I have. I’ve been diagnosed with depression […]

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