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  • 17 thoughts on running, startups, and life while running 2017 miles in 2017

    Once you do something that much, people usually like to say “X is your life”. That’s partially true— it takes up a lot of your life, but more importantly, you start to see lots of analogies for life in it. Running has given me both more meaning in life as well as more time to reflect upon it. Here are 17 ruminations from those runs.
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  • Lost Diamonds

    Just as Carlos in Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast had Eric Eisner championing his cause, I was fortunate enough to have a fifth grade teacher who believed in me. She pushed open doors for me even after one was seemingly slammed shut when my parents and I failed to turn in a financial aid form on time.
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  • One year ago, two years ago, three years ago

    If progress ever feels slow or miles ever feel mundane, just think back to where you were a year ago, two years ago, three years ago. We always underestimate what we can do in the long run with daily consistency.
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  • Abbott World Marathon Majors 2019/2020 Important Dates and Qualifying Standards

    2019/2020 Important Dates and Qualifying Standards for the Abbott World Marathon Majors: How to get into the Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, New York, and Tokyo Marathons
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  • Skyline 50K Endurance Run Recap

    I've had the Skyline 50k circled on my calendar as one of my important goal races for the year. This race has a special place in my heart because it was my first 50K last year and I remember running (and struggling) in Redwood Regional Park during high school cross country. And I've now had the pleasure of running in three races put on by Adam and Scena Performance and I'm a huge fan!
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  • Reflecting on Ocean Vuong's On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

    I'm really enjoying Ocean Vuong's "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous", a novel written as a letter to his mother. This passage in particular really struck a chord with me.
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  • Race Recap of the 49th Annual Double Dipsea

    The beauty, or barbarous brutality of the Double Dipsea, is that you're never quite in control. You can never quite zone out or you'll trip over a root, stumble on one of the bad stairs, or literally run into one of the other 700 runners along the narrow single track.
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