Posts Tagged ‘ Angel Island ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: The Hardest 10 Kilometers

Recap: Skirt and Dirt Trail 10k I love a good race. I love trail races even more. I’ve run the Angel Island 12k for the past two years, but being a Captain with Team in Training means that I can’t just take a week off to spend half a day driving to Tiburon, hop on […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: So I Wear Skirts

Those who know me will know that my conversion to running skirts is less than a year old, when fellow tall girls Dimity and Sara convinced me to ditch my capri tights. I wore capris in all weather, even my hottest summer workouts, because I’ve never been comfortable in shorts. When I buy pants, I look for […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Trail Races and First Races

On Tuesday night, I managed to completely misconstrue the point of tempo running (slower than 5k pace, not faster!) and went all out for four sets of 3-minute intervals. The result was that I hit my land speed record of a peak 7:49/mile, which for me is absolutely ridiculous. It’s as if I went out with […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Taking a Hike

I live in northern California, and October is the perfect time of year for a hike: the summer heat has given way to cooler temperatures, but the winter rains haven’t yet made a muddy mess of the trails. When most people think of hikes, they assume they need specialized hiking boots, a day pack and […] Read More