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“That Sounds like a Horrible Idea”: Carnival of Venice Half Marathon

I heard about the Carnival of Venice 5k/10k/Half Marathon through Team RadioActive.  This was a nighttime race.  I usually run in the dark (albeit early morning) so I loved the idea of nighttime race.  And this one was on Friday … Continue reading

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Texas Independence Relay 2018

Once again this year I participated in the Texas Independence Relay (TIR).  This is a team relay 180 mile* race from Gonzalez, TX to Downtown Houston, TX. (*It is usually a 200ish mile race to the San Jacinto Monument west … Continue reading

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Tour das Hugel 2017

Since I was not participating in Ironman this year, I figured I might as well give the Tour das Hugel another spin.  I had done the Hugel in 2015  and don’t remember it being too bad if you were trained … Continue reading

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Triple Bypass 2017 (or not)

I decided early this season to try the Triple Bypass this year.  120 miles of three mountain passes and 10,000 feet of climbing, all in one day: Juniper Pass, Loveland Pass and Vail Pass. Was I up for the challenge?  … Continue reading

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Round Rock Rotary Reindeer Run – 5k race report

I signed up for the Round Rock Rotary Reindeer Run 5k (5R5K), since my mother in law is a member of the rotary and a big promoter of the Play for all Abilities park which was the benefiting charity of … Continue reading

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2016 Ironman Los Cabos

So, sometime in early 2016 I signed up for Ironman Los Cabos (San Jose Del Cabo/Cabo San Lucas. Mexico). I didn’t know much about the race, but my training buddy wanted to do it and the location seemed really nice … Continue reading

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Why are the Medics following me? – 106° West 70.3 Triathlon

Disclaimer:  This race was such a disaster that I was not even going to share my experience for my awful performance, but a good night’s sleep as a donning of my big girl panties convinced me to suck it up. … Continue reading

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