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Rebecca Trachsel
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Love music. Love to run. Love to run with music.
Love music. Love to run. Love to run with music.

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SUMMER GOALS
“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”  ~ Henry James  Back in early June, I sat down and listed out my summer goals.  I'm a task-oriented person and I knew that putting them d...

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RACE REVIEW:MURDICKS RUN THE CHOP 8K
This past Tuesday, I headed over to West Tisbury for the Murdick's Run the Chop Challenge .  Every year I look forward to this race for a few reasons.  First, it's on July 4th, which, in general, is just always a fun day.  Second, it's on Martha's Vineyard,...

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THESE RUNS
"The beautiful part of living is to realize the joy of being alive." ~ Terry Mark It's 4:45am.  I want more sleep.  I need it.  But it's not happening.  I'm up.  I head upstairs to make coffee.  My dog, who has no concept of time, hops up and greets me exci...

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DIARY OF A RUNNER
Emails, texts, and training log entries between my coach and I over the past week and half: FRIDAY, 6/9 ( while up at Northeast Birdcamp ) Lowell, Unfortunately, I've come down with something.  Have a sore throat and body aches.  I'm guessing it's because I...

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NORTHEAST BIRDCAMP 2017
"You can do what I cannot do.  I can do what you cannot do.   Together we can do great things." ~ Mother Teresa Last week 150 women from the Oiselle team met up at Camp Foss in Strafford, NH for our 2nd Annual Northeast Birdcamp .  It was very similar to la...

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CELEBRATE RUNNING
G L O B A L R U N N I N G D A Y I RUN TO....   relieve stress, to think, to cope, to mourn, to celebrate, to clear my head, to unwind, to check in, to check out, to learn, to challenge myself, to stay sane, to be happy, to be healthy, to set an example for ...

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THE REST OF IT
A conversation with my 10 year old last Thursday: Grace: Mom, are you running this week? Me: Nope. Grace: For real? Me: For real.  I need a break. Grace: How long has it been? Me: Haven't gone since Sunday and won't start back up until next week.   Grace: O...

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RACE REVIEW:SUGARLOAF MARATHON
"Don't run away from challenges.  Run over them." ~ Joan Benoit Samuelson This past Sunday I ran the Sugarloaf Marathon , my 17th, up in Carrabassett Valley, ME.  It was an incredible day but it was also a little bittersweet.  And it has taken me a while to...

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ALWAYS SHINE
Yes, I'm racing on Sunday.  And, yes I'd like to do well.  I've worked hard.  I've given up lots of things.  I've put myself first when, perhaps I shouldn't have.  But, what it really comes down to is this, I live to run.  It is my drug of choice.  It keeps...

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ALWAYS SHINE
Yes, I'm racing on Sunday.  And, yes I'd like to do well.  I've worked hard.  I've given up lots of things.  I've put myself first when, perhaps I shouldn't have.  But, what it really comes down to is this, I live to run.  It is my drug of choice.  It keeps...
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