Monthly Archives: July 2011

Maps are awful flat.. The running route was not!

A nice short run of ten miles was in the cards for yesterday so I used and figured out a route that was 10 miles that would end at my parent’s house. ( Yes, even in my mid thirties I

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Introducing “Freaky Friday!” Strange things found around the Interwebs!

So on Fridays, I have decided  to start showing some of the more interesting and bizarre things that I find on the interwebs and elsewhere.  Whenever I can, I will make a wee bit of an effort to make them running

Posted in Cross Training, Freaky Friday, running

Someone told me that Runners need to do more than just run.

So, last night I had a 5 mile run lined up – per Hal Higdon’s plan.  This is how the evening played out. (Did you notice the clever attempt at foreshadowing, reading you – the reader – to wonder if

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Free stuff! Its a Contest! Win a free Road ID!

So, today is contest day!  I think the Road ID is one of the coolest accessories that anyone that runs, bikes, rides motorcycles, hikes or does anything else that gets them out of the house could have!  They are also great

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Week in Review! Week 4!

So! Here we are at week number 4’s completion – lets see how I did! 4 Rest 3 m run 4 m run 3 m run Rest 9 cross This was what the week was supposed to look like, lets

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Saturday’s 9 Mile run.

I have ended up behind on my posting as I was focused on Assassin’s Creed II, which I just picked up for the PS3.  (Incidentally, it is much more fun than the first one – just as a side note.)  So today

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Working on Speed – Without moving forward!

Since the thermometer’s mercury is rising – I decided to stay inside yesterday and use the treadmill.  I suppose it was easier to breathe, but it was STILL hot.  Oh.. And BORING. (<– Notice the capital letters? it was THAT

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Is it getting hot in here?

So, “the plan” had a 3 mile run scheduled for yesterday.  Brought my kids to the “what to do if you are on the Titanic” class, and headed out to run. It was hot.  Now I know there are people

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Marine Corps Marathon Prep – Week 3 in REVIEW!!!!!!!!

So, yesterday was the official “Rest Day” that starts the new week – that makes today the WEEK IN REVIEW!!!!  According to Hal Higdon’s “Novice 1” plan – this is what last week should have looked like: 3 Rest 3

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A pleasant 3…err… 4 mile run

So, last night was scheduled for a nice 3 mile run, with an intent to take it slow.. So my dear reader – do you think I pulled it off?  Did my “plan-following” succeed this time?  Yes!!!! I am 4

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