Monthly Archives: April 2011

Even when you don’t want too.


So, Yesterday turned into one of those days.  It was beautiful out – the sort of day we have all been dreaming about all winter. I spoke to The Wife, and we came up with a  great plan to head over to

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Annoyances… Water Bottles.. Blisters…


  Starting and Ending point of “the loop” – Lourdes Hospital. So, since I didn’t do my long run the day before so I felt I should do it last night.  Off across the bridge, and out to do “the

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Time to Start!


So, we all know of (and I am sure – have been) those people who know they are out of shape, and need to start eating right or exercise more.  When I started my running regime, I know I told myself

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Technology Failures, and Counting Calories.


A nice run last night – did a nice four-mile run in the Vibram’s and really enjoyed it. I had turned the audio back on for my mile and speed measurements – but it was giving them in kilometers.. Like

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Start Running Happy


I have posted a couple of times on different types of technology that I use while running (which – for me – always seem to involve my phone.)  I have a heart rate monitor, I get notifications of my current

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Even Races adapt to the times.


There has been an interesting trend in new races that I have seen posted.  It used to be that the standard races were your 5k, your 10k, your 1/2 marathon and your marathon.  Looking over the listing of upcoming races

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Have a heart – or, Learning how to USE that heart for better fitness!


Better life through technology. Isn’t that the dream of scientists (and capitalists) everywhere?  I decided to look into what technology could do for me! (ok, I read an ad and wanted it) – so I picked up a heart rate

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What a nice day for a run….


Ok, really? not so much… Cold.. Rainy.. Wind of up to 30 mph… And this is the day I decide to go do ten miles.  Now for those that actually have seen my mileage, I have only run 6 miles at

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Training and Planning.


So in 197 days, 23 hours 11 minutes and 52 seconds (at the time I hit “publish”) I will be lined up for the Marine Corps Marathon, running 20 miles further than my current “longest run” (since my surgery).  Now, I

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Taking care of your feet!


Ok, so it’s a fancy title implying pedicures and foot-spas… But I’m talking about SHOES!  So I have mentioned the wonderful glory that is the Vibram (pronounced vee-bram) Five Fingers (pronounced five fingers) and the joy they are to run

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