Dudince

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Well, this race was very different than my last race in California.  It was my first time traveling internationally since Covid.  I was headed to Slovakia, but because of travel restrictions there are only very select groups of people allowed to travel

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35 KM Nationals

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I have been having a hard time coming up with what to say about this last race.  My 2020 season concluded with two races, a 50 km in January (well before I had any idea what 2020 would bring), and

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Number Nine, Number Nine, Number Nine…

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Number 9!

At 4:00pm on Friday, January 24th I was still sitting on the ground in New York. At 7:00am the next morning I would be at the starting line of the 2020 Olympic Trials 50 Kilometer Race Walk. Less than ideal…

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Racing in 2020

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It has taken me a bit to unpack this last race, my first race since covid cancelled my regular season.  My only other race this year was in January, and there were some difficult situations surrounding that event that I didn’t

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2017: My Quickest National Championship

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Here it goes, throwback to the USATF 2017 Outdoor Nationals.  I was traveling to Sacramento, CA, to compete in the 20km race walk.  I had done my first 50km race earlier that year, a race I almost didn’t do because I strained

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Portland Marathon 2016

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When I started this blog last year, I thought I would have all kinds of travels and races and excitement and setbacks to write about for 2020. But as everyone knows, 2020 has not turned out to be what anyone

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A Race With My Girl

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Last month I had the opportunity to take my 8 year-old daughter, Annalie, to Santee, CA for the US 50 Kilometer Race Walk National Championships. In an ideal world I would love to have my whole family, especially my husband,

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Houston Half 2020

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JAN 22 Blogpost #4 Houston Half and Goal-Setting I talked with Coach Lundstrom at lunch on Saturday before the race and stated that my goal was the 64-65min range. I think that goal had escalated slightly from my initial goal

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T-minus Three Weeks!

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Kind of late in the game for a new blog, but I wasn’t very active on my “Road to Ocho +1” blog so I thought I’d give this a whirl. I really like the concept behind AthleteBiz and have been

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2019 Race Recap

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This has been a crazy busy year! I think I have raced more than ever before, definitely more than any time in the last decade. I’ve tackled four 50km races (only finishing three), three 20Ks, two 12Ks, and one 10K.

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