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Rebecca Trachsel
Works at Lexington High School
Attended Colgate University
Lives in Winchester, MA
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BATTLE MUSIC
"There are no standards and no possible victories except the joy you are living while dancing your run." ~ Fred Rohe I listen to music (all types) before I run, while I run and after I run.  I have playlists for my warm up, for speed work, for my long run, ...
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RWM DAILY SONGS:2016
“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.”  ~ Confucius, The Book of Rites *Scroll down to view and listen to this playlist w/ Spotify Unstoppable - SIA Let's Dance - David Bowie (The Penelopes Remix) Keep on Dancing - We Are ...
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BACON RUN
DATE: 1/19/16 TIME: 8:30AM TEMP: 14℉ 'FEELS LIKE' TEMP: 1℉ WIND: 20MPH (w/ 30mph gusts) WORKOUT: 22 miles HILLS: LOTS ICE:  EVEN MORE SIDEWALKS: NONE ANGRY DRIVERS: Avg rate of 3/mile HONKS from ANGRY DRIVERS: 4 FROZEN (DEAD) SQUIRRELS: 1 NUMBER OF TIMES I ...
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LESSONS FROM LUCY
Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole. ~ Roger Caras   My husband and I adopted our dog, Lucy, back in 2003 when she was somewhere between 1 and 2 years old.  When we went to pick her up at the shelter, she bolted out of the shed and h...
Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole. ~ Roger Caras My husband and I adopted our dog, Lucy, back in 2003 when she was somewhere between 1 and 2 years old. When we went to pick her up at the shelter...
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RWR:MEET ANDREA, MOM, PRO-RUNNER & ALL-AROUND BADASS
"Running allows us to totally appreciate life - the ability to move, breathe, feel alive. We can check out of our heads or figure out life's many problems. It's beautiful therapy." ~ Andrea Duke I am honored and thrilled to close out the year with one last ...
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2015 GIFT GUIDE & SKECHERS GIVEAWAY
NOTE: I will not be offended if you want to skip my suggestions, scroll down & enter to win the SKECHERS ! On the day after Thanksgiving, my daughter, Grace, (age 8) handed me her Christmas list.  My reaction?   Wow .  I suppose it could've been worse.  Som...
NOTE: I will not be offended if you want to skip my suggestions, scroll down & enter to win the SKECHERS! On the day after Thanksgiving, my daughter, Grace, (age 8) handed me her Christmas list. My reaction? Wow. I...
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GRATEFUL
“We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”  ~ John F. Kennedy In regards to running, I have never felt more loved and supported by my friends, family, teammates and fellow runners than I have over the past four mont...
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MONSTER MONTH:A TOP 10 LIST
As most of you know, a typical marathon training cycle is about four months long.  If you've been reading this blog lately, you also know that I'm gearing up to run the LA Marathon in February.  Thus, in regards to training, January has been my biggest mont...
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LET'S DANCE
In February, barring any issues, I’ll be toeing the line at the LA Marathon .  I ran my last marathon, the Mohawk Hudson , back in October, so I didn’t get much of a break between the two training cycles.  Three, maybe four blissful days.  After which I imm...
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2015:A YEAR IN REVIEW
Dear RWM Readers, As I look back on 2015 I'm realizing two things.  First, it was yet another amazing year.  And  second, I am so insanely lucky.  For me, it was a wild and crazy ride; as runner, a mom, a coach and a new and very proud 40 year old (also kno...
Dear RWM Readers, As I look back on 2015 I'm realizing two things. First, it was yet another amazing year. And second, I am so insanely lucky. For me, it was a wild and crazy ride; as runner, a mom, a coach and a new an...
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RACE REVIEW: WINTER CLASSIC 3.45K
On Sunday, December 6th, a group of us ran the Cambridge Winter Classic .  I was really fired up for this one for a few reasons.  First, it's part of a fun and well organized three race series (spring, fall & winter) and every year I try to run all of them ...
On Sunday, December 6th, a group of us ran the Cambridge Winter Classic. I was really fired up for this one for a few reasons. First, it's part of a fun and well organized three race series (spring, fall & winter) and every...
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RACE REVIEW:LHS ALUMNI 5K
LEXINGTON MINUTEMAN STATUE As I mentioned in my last post, our family had grand plans to run a turkey trot together down on Cape Cod this past Thanksgiving.  The race started at 8:00am and as of 7:20 my girls were still sound asleep.  My husband and I debat...
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High School XC & Track Coach, Mom
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  • Lexington High School
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Winchester, MA
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Love music. Love to run. Love to run with music.
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I am a wife, mother, coach, crazy runner, avid music fan, @oiselle_team runner, @nuun, @yurbuds & @runnerbox ambassador, and coffee addict.
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Still going to see live music and running races on a monthly basis. Not bad for a 38 year old mom.
Education
  • Colgate University
    1997
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