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Pounding the Pavement for a Cause: 5 Inspirational Runners

Running is, at it’s core, a solo, and some might even say selfish, sport. Most of the time when you go for a run, you are running for yourself. You want to beat your best time, you like to run alone, you are trying to get more fit, you want to...
by Technically Running on Feb 15, 2013

Training To Go The Distance

We had our first TNT training ride through the countryside around Livermore last Saturday.  Luckily the rain stayed away as we pedaled 22 miles.  No flats or crashes!  This was our first time covering that kind of distance, but we both made it wit...
by Ironbell Athletics on Nov 22, 2011

Saturday Morning Rendezvous with: Karma in its Full Circle!

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by the two whos on Nov 19, 2011

I’m Back And I Need Your Help!

“There is a time to let things happen and a time to make things happen.”— Hugh Prather     Fellow gireviks!  After a six month layoff from posting here, I’ve decided to get back in the swing of things and ask a favor as we...
by Ironbell Athletics on Nov 14, 2011

Pressing 70 and Mighty Active! A Guest Blog

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by the two whos on Oct 8, 2011

Saturday Morning Rendezvous with:The Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

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by the two whos on May 14, 2011

Saturday Morning Rendezvous with:How Do you Fight Blood Cancer with Candy?

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by the two whos on Apr 16, 2011

Saturday Morning Rendezvous with: “The Flow” … From Guest Blogger Ellie the Shark !

Note from Cece: YES!  We are full of bicycle stories  this week!  And, when  Cece asked her friend Ellie if she had any thoughts on the century ride this past Sunday,   Ellie wrote back this very beautiful stream of thought. “Sometimes...
by the two whos on Oct 30, 2010

A Child’s Place is Holier and Grander than We Can Perceive

“Mommy, 5 miles yet?”   Gavin is asking again.  This is a beautiful early fall day, Yun and her son are riding on the bosque, doing their 20 mile training ride for the Day of the Tread event.  The boy is determined to finish the 20 miles,  s...
by the two whos on Oct 29, 2010

Team in Training

I am thinking of trying the Team in Training thing. You know, the little flyer you get in the mail that claims you can train for a marathon, half-marathon, triathlon with a group in your neighborhood? And it claims that you need no experience or...
by Swim Bike Mom on Oct 27, 2010

Day of the Tread Ride Report: Part 2

As Cece arrived home after completing the Day of the Tread Century, she approached her 20 steep steps up to her apartment.  She had her bike on her shoulder and her bag of spare clothes,CO2 cartridges,  cycling shoes and much miscellaneous stuff on...
by the two whos on Oct 25, 2010

Day of the Tread Ride Report: Part 1

Note from Cece: The actual details of the ride will come out on Tuesday.  Today will be mostly pics.  The Whos are recovering from a challenging day on the bike and will write more tomorrow. Pre-Inspiration Dinner goodie bag making. Mentors and...
by the two whos on Oct 25, 2010

Just DID it!

I've been training for the Nike Women's Marathon (Half-Marathon) since last April, and the event itself was more incredible than I could ever have imagined it would be. We were told that we would cross the finish line a changed person . . .  Wha...
by Because I said so . . . on Oct 19, 2010

“My Cut is Nothing Compared to People with Blood Cancer”

Yun is tired of listening to her kids  fighting over things.   “You have more candies than I have.”  “Your shoes are more expensive than mine.”  “You have … I don’t…”  As much as she tries...
by the two whos on Oct 17, 2010

Nike Women's Marathon - Part 1

Katie emailed me this picture today. Many people are already in San Francisco registering and preparing for the marathon (half marathon for me and many others). I worked today--and my car broke down this morning.I'll start with explaining the car . .
by Because I said so . . . on Oct 16, 2010

Saturday Morning Rendezvous with: Day of the Tread

It is now 8 days away from the Day of the Tread. Check out this site and see if you live on the route.  If so, you will see a fantastic “Halloween Parade” full of ghosts and goblins and much more.  The 2nd rest stop is at El Pintos R...
by the two whos on Oct 15, 2010

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who supported me in my fund raising efforts to find a cure for cancer and donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society via my fund raising page. Thanks to my mentor and team members who donated their volunteer hours to help me r...
by Because I said so . . . on Oct 14, 2010

Race Week

Nike is a week away, and my mind is playing games with me.We've been training for this since April--I'm worried that I'll injure myself and not be able to run. I seem to be noticing every little thing now . . .My left ankle has been hurting me since...
by Because I said so . . . on Oct 10, 2010

I run to be . . .

Nike wants us to finish the sentence "I run to be . . ."  This is a hard one for me because I run for so many reasons . . .I have never been inactive, but I wasn't a "runner" until early 2008. Before then, I was more into dance--jazz, tap, balle...
by Because I said so . . . on Oct 8, 2010

I don't want this to end

We had our pre-race meeting tonight. Our coaches and mentors gave us great information, and we finally received the coveted purple singlet. As I sat there listening to the information, I was thinking . . . this is almost over . . . and I don't want i...
by Because I said so . . . on Oct 7, 2010


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