Thursday, December 25, 2008
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Saturday, December 13, 2008
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Monday, November 3, 2008
The next morning, we decided to walk across the Golden Gate bridge. Of course, the weather was cold and foggy! We could hardly see the bridge. It felt great to walk and loosen up the legs. Surprisingly, I felt good enough to run on Tuesday. Overall, I had a great time, even thought I was overly ambitious and undertrained!
Sunday, November 2, 2008
"i would argue that actually runners are those who really take in the pace of life. who run long; who experience the elements; who know the roads; and who really feel the terrain of the ground on which they run, and without any buffers making their experience more “comfortable”. in fact, safety and comfort do not seem to be part of the language of running.
i suppose i speak of this in contrast to the car, with all of its shock absorbers and air conditioning that mask any element that may seem to intrude on the comfort of the rider.
and i suppose what i have learned is that there are those that value such a ride, and…that i am not one of them."
Monday, October 27, 2008
Here is Sarah and I before the start.
We started out and Sarah was having problems keeping the pace, so we decided to walk the half marathon. At that point, she was going to cut off and finish at 13.1 miles and I would catch up to Anita and the other girls. At the split, I took off looking for the girls. I saw Anita and Danielle at the 14 mile point. The others decided to call it a day with a half marathon also. Danielle was the only one who was going to gut it out and she was looking good. I don't think her legs were feeling so hot though! We dropped down to a 2-2 ratio. Going around Lake Merced is the worst part of the marathon. Once we got back on the Pacific Highway, it was all downhill (sort-of). Danielle got emotional at mile 25, contemplating if she could finish.
Here is the 3 of us at the finish. It was a great day. The weather was beautiful and the Tiffany necklaces are great`
Saturday, October 11, 2008
We were moving slow, so Connor and I pinky promised that the three of us would walk 50 steps and run 50 steps. This was the key and we watched the mile markers fly by (sort-of). We even found time to play at the playground!
Around mile 4.5, we ran into Devon's brother Gary. The four of us stuck together. Pretty soon, the sag van was right next to us. I'm not sure, but we were pretty close to DFL. Gary and Devon's mom and grandpa met us with about 1/2 mile to go. Connor and I kept trudging on. At this point Connor was very whiny. He didn't want to run at all and just wanted to walk. Of course being the loving and encouraging mother I am, I threatened him and we finished. Our time was 1:30:20. Not bad, Connor finished first in his age group, 12 and under. He got a nice gold medal!
Friday, October 10, 2008
On Sunday, Roos, Andy, Anita and I drove over to San Jose to run the Rock n Roll half marathon. This year the four of us decided to do ALL the Rock n Roll runs. They were: Arizona Rock n Roll, Nashville Rock n Roll, San Diego Rock n Roll, Virginia Beach half marathon, San Jose half marathon, and lastly, in November, is San Antonio Rock n Roll. They have been fun and we got to travel alot!
Monday, October 6, 2008
John Fors: Crew/Clare's pacer
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
This weekend I will be pacing at Rio Del Lago. I am pacing my friend Scott. (pictured on the left). These photos were taken last year at Headlands 50/100. Clare and Scott (pictured below) are running Rio Del Lago and it will be there very first 100 miler. I am really looking forward to running the last 33 miles with Scott.
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
- Pacing at Rio Del Lago
- San Jose rock n roll half marathon
- Nike Women's Marathon
- San Antonio rock n roll marathon