TTR #7: Diapers, Costumes and Consistency

Jaime Ruiz, 39, is from South Gate, CA and works in El Segundo, CA as a Project Accountant for a major oil refinery, which is funny because he is an environmentalist who uses his bicycle and public transportation to commute to work daily, including windy, rainy days. After work, Jaime runs along the coast to complete his marathon training before heading home, where he lives with his mom, brother and three dogs. Since 2008, Jaime has been running the LA Marathon. He first started trainin...
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My First Half Marathon

Having any type of half marathon experience was never something I planned on doing. I never considered doing anything that was even remotely involved running a half marathon not even watching, planning or preparing for one. The idea of actually running one certainly was NEVER on my mind. When I tell people I randomly ran a half marathon without training their first response is usually to stare at me with a question mark expression on their face. After they've had time to think about it th...
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