Author Archives: Beer and Burrito Body

He Says: Rest week turns into two

Since I was the back up runner for the relay, I planned to take it easy in the couple of days leading up to the race, so I wouldn’t be burnt out for the run. Well, two days before the … Continue reading

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She Say: Get your butt to the gym! Self!

Hey Self, listen up! Just because you had a couple long runs, uhem . . . over a week ago, doesn’t mean you can sleep ’til 9, eat a sleeve of chocolate chip cookie dough, and skip the gym. “Congrats” … Continue reading

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He Says: 200 miles is a long way to drive

I could only imagine what it felt like to run the distance. I was able to get away from work for an extended weekend and help support Her and the other brave 11 for the race. I had been the … Continue reading

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She Says: A Recap of THE RELAY

The “The Relay” as I’ve been calling it,  was actually Ragnar’s Great River Relay. The game goes something like this . . .  you borrow, steal, or rent two vans, and then find 12 people silly enough to run 200 … Continue reading

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She Says: It’s all over!

It’s over! All 12 runners on our team crossed the finish line just after 7pm on Saturday evening. The team was stinky and tired, but feeling very accomplished as our last runner came in. More details on the race coming … Continue reading

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She Says: Good News. . . and bad news.

The good news is that we found a replacement for runner #8! The brother of one of our team members has graciously volunteered, on short notice, to fill in. He runs at an 8:30 pace and is in training for … Continue reading

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She Says: We’re down a runner.

My sister just texted me the bad news! Runner number 8 popped her knee and is down for the count. I feel awful for her and hope this was not the result of training too hard with too little notice. … Continue reading

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