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Rebecca Trachsel
Works at Lexington High School
Attended Colgate University
Lives in Winchester, MA
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LIVE MUSIC REVIEW:CAYUCAS
I'm wondering what are you thinking Oh, when you're staring up at the stars In the sky ab ove ~ Cayucas, 'Bigfoot' This past Wednesday night I had the good fortune of seeing Cayucas at the Brighton Music Hall in Boston.  I took my friend, Laura O., who rece...
I'm wondering what are you thinking Oh, when you're staring up at the stars In the sky above ~ Cayucas, 'Bigfoot' This past Wednesday night I had the good fortune of seeing Cayucas at the Brighton Music Hall in Boston.  ...
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10 WAYS TO ENHANCE YOUR SUMMER RUN
Remember last winter?  I do.  I laughed.  I cried.  I shoveled.  I froze.  My kids didn't go to school.  I cried some more.  And, when that last pile of snow finally melted (in June, I think) I did a little dance of joy.  I run year round.  Most of us do.  ...
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MUSIC & MEMORIES
Why do you think music is so important to runners to listen while they run? Science has proven that music is a cognitive and physical stimulant.  ( read more ).  It can enhance one’s mood and, thus, can enhance one’s performance.  It can also provide a much...
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SWIM, EAT, PLAY, REPEAT
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”  ~ Eleanor Roosevelt For the past five summers, our family has rented a house up in New Hampshire on a lake.  Both...
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”  ~ Eleanor Roosevelt For the past five summers, our family has rented a house...
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SUMMER'S HERE: A TOP 10 LIST
"Summertime, and the livin' is easy" ~ Ella Fitzgerald Well, it's almost July and we are officially knee deep in summer.  Finally.  The days are long, the nights are longer and the pace has slowed way the hell down.  It's such a welcome change after the non...
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MEET NICK:PRO RUNNER &CREATOR of RUNGUM
“Make every year better than the one before.”  ~ Nick Symmonds Well, I just got back from a whirlwind 4 day vacation with my husband and my brain is fried.  Rather than attempt to cobble together a post that may or may not make sense, I am more than happy t...
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RACE REVIEW: TONNESON + CO. 5K
Back in June, I signed up to run the Tonneson + Co. 5K with my good bud and Oiselle teammate, Jess C.  Unfortunately, Jess's hamstring recently decided it was not happy and that, it, too, wanted a summer vacation.  Funny how they do that.  We touched base a...
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RWR: MEET DESIREE LINDEN, PRO RUNNER
"Stepping outside the comfort zone is the price I pay to find out how good I can be.  If I planned on  backing off every time running got difficult I would hang up my shoes and take up knitting." ~ Desiree Linden Let's go back in time a bit, shall we?  It's...
"Stepping outside the comfort zone is the price I pay to find out how good I can be.  If I planned on  backing off every time running got difficult I would hang up my shoes and take up knitting." ~ Desiree Linden Let's go...
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RACE REVIEW: RUN, RIDE, HYDRATE 5K
Back in May, I signed up for my first ever 'virtual' race.  The event was being organized by NUUN , a company that   makes electrolyte enhanced drink tablets for athletes or anyone who is seeking a natural and healthy hydration solution.  I am fortunate to ...
Back in May, I signed up for my first ever 'virtual' race.  The event was being organized by NUUN, a company that makes electrolyte enhanced drink tablets for athletes or anyone who is seeking a natural and healthy hydration ...
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RWR:MEET LIZ (aka PINK FEATHERS) of RAC
"....what initially drew me to running and keeps me coming  back is how good it makes me feel, plain and simple." So, there's this gal.  Her name is Liz.  And she's a crazy fast runner.  Like me, she runs for Oiselle .  Unlike me, she is a rock star.  No, s...
"....what initially drew me to running and keeps me coming  back is how good it makes me feel, plain and simple." So, there's this gal.  Her name is Liz.  And she's a crazy fast runner.  Like me, she runs for Oiselle.  ...
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2 HOURS
Either you run the day or the day runs you. ~ Jim Rohn With Clover, headed home. It's Tuesday morning.  My lids pop open at 5:00am.  I have no reason to get up this early and consider rolling over to snooze a bit longer.  My dog, Clover, however, is conside...
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RACE REVIEW:WALKWAY MARATHON
"You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream..." ~ C.S. Lewis Last Friday, the day before I would be tackling the Walkway Marathon in Poughkeepsie, NY, I gave my coach a ring around 8:30am.  Mainly, I wanted to talk strategy; particular...
"You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream..." ~ C.S. Lewis Last Friday, the day before I would be tackling the Walkway Marathon in Poughkeepsie, NY, I gave my coach a ring around 8:30am.  Mainly...
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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.
Bragging rights
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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