50k Birthday in San Francisco

Ever since I ran my marathon birthday – 26.2 miles on my 26.2th birthday – a few years ago, I’ve been running my age in miles for every birthday. Most recently, I turned 31, so I ran 31 miles around San Francisco.

Highlights this year:

  • Ran the whole thing without looking at a map – it was cool to be able to get around my city
  • Got to see some of my favorite parts of the city (Ferry Building, AT&T Park, , Dogpatch, Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach, Cliff House, GG Bridge, Embarcadero)
  • Visited a new (to me) place – the Labyrinth at Land’s End
  • Ran despite the rain (which was pretty aggressive!)

 

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Collage from the day. Top: me finishing at the Exploratorium, the Strava results of my run. Bottom: At the Labyrinth, at GG Bridge, another finishing photo.

Here’s a link to the Strava if you’re into that kind of thing

Previous Birthday Miles:

Birthday Miles – 30 years

Ever since I ran my marathon birthday – 26.2 miles on my 26.2th birthday – a few years ago, I’ve been running my age in miles for every birthday. This year was 30.

The crazy highlight this year was seeing this amazing rainbow in Golden Gate Park. It’s going to be a good year!

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Can you believe this insane rainbow?!

So happy

 

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GG Bridge

 

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Run run

 

 

Birthday Miles – 29

Ever since I ran my marathon birthday – 26.2 miles on my 26.2th birthday – a few years ago, I’ve been running my age in miles for every birthday. Here’s some pictures from 29.

 

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Amazing Ocean Beach sunrise

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The whole beach was covered in sand dollars!

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Me at the beach

 

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Crossing the bridge

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Not a bad view

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Arp Arp on Pier 39

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Finished!

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Speedy

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Rainbow Cake is the best part of birthdays

Birthday Miles – 28 & FAM Fundraiser

Thanks for the birthday wishes, everyone ) Strong start to the day – turning 28, so I ran 29 miles [added one for good luck. ;)]. Super fun run in SF.

And this is a great segue into a shameless plug for my FAM fundraiser … which is still going! As a reminder, I’ll be running the San Francisco double marathon (52.4 miles) to fundraise for Family Assistance Ministries. Check it out:

https://www.crowdrise.com/sanfranciscodoublema/fundraiser/brbrunning

 

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Arps at the Pier

 

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ARP

Finishing!