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The Levitate

When Brooks Running announced the name of their new shoe, the Levitate, I imagined little hoverboards inside the shoes.   How else can one ‘levitate’?  In all seriousness, I was looking forward to receiving my pair to give these a … Continue reading

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Announcing OTTER Tri Team

                             I am thrilled to announce the launch of the OTTER TRI Team!   Visit:  ottertriteam.com for the most up to date information.     After several … Continue reading

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GOTR 5K

A seemingly quiet morning quickly turned into organized and loud chaos!  Saturday morning, I participated in my first GOTR 5K.       And what a treat it was…….. this 5K was unlike any other I have participated in.  This event … Continue reading

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TriKids Training

   TriKids Training in conjunction with the Houston Kids Triathlon is now at its half-way mark.    I am thrilled for the rest this weekend as we have time-off for Easter.  Upon return next week, there are four weeks before … Continue reading

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The Time Crunched Cyclist

  I recently spent an evening listening to Chris Carmichael, Olympic cycling coach, owner of CTS, and author of The Time-Crunched Cyclist, at Bike Barn in Houston.  He has recently published a new edition of the book, and it was interesting to hear his … Continue reading

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If not now, when?

  This afternoon I was guarding Missouri Swimming, as they were practicing.   The swimmers were discussing the pending set and the coach said to one swimmer:    If not now, when?  I love that!   I considered my personal … Continue reading

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Athletic Development — how do you understand it

I have four cats, all boys.  And yes, my apartment looks like I have boys.   All the time.   And because I have cats, I am able to observe amazing fetes of balance, jumps, climbing, leaps and runs.   … Continue reading

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Are you paying attention to the warning signs?

Today, as I was exploring the Gulf Coast of Texas, I encountered this sign.   No need to tell me twice, I have no intention of facing off with a rattler.   I stayed on the path, and headed off … Continue reading

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Sprint for Spring

The Weekley YMCA is hosting Sprint for Spring, on 11 February 2017.  This event is part of the Y’s Annual Capital Campaign.     The options for this race include a 5K Run/Walk, a 1K Kid’s Fun Run and 5K Family or … Continue reading

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Run Fast, Eat Slow.

    THIS JUST ARRIVED!! I was introduced to this cookbook through a podcast by Another Mother Runner. I was impressed with the whole food choices. And after the podcast, ordered the book.   Run Fast, Eat Slow is an … Continue reading

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