Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Swim and a Run… Preparations continue! (though it does hurt more than I recall..)

**** This blog is being posted at as well**** I know that today is supposed to be a “Freaky Friday: Bizarre things found around the Interwebs”  – but I haven’t had a chance to surf the interwebs lately –

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7.5 miles under the belt, and I might be a little sore….

I am trying out blogspot to see how I like it.  The blog posts will be posted to both places for a while – but if I like the other better, I will move over to that. So, as I

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Posted in recovery, running, running injury

Five Miles in the Evening!

Now that the kids’ are back at school for the year – I can run in the evening before picking them up on those rare nights when I get out of work on time.  Fortunately for me, last night was

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On the road again…

So saturday was the big day – time to head out and put some pounding to the pavement and see how my calf was.  I started the morning by running out and picking up some more KT Tape (I was

Posted in recovery, running, running injury, vibram five fingers

What we Should do vs what we Can do vs what we WANT to do.

Sometimes what we “should” do and what we “want” to do – are very different things. I am currently trying to decide if I should Defer my entry to the Marine Corps Marathon. I have not been able to run

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Why do you run?

 I think this question comes up on most running blogs eventually.  We go out and force ourselves to run faster.  We run up hill. We ruin nice relaxing runs by mixing sprints into the middle.  We swim, bike and lift

Posted in Heart Rate, Other Exercise, running

So, you want to be a runner….A Post for beginners.. part 2 – The Shoes.

So, we have looked at some of my thoughts on running so far. In the previous post – I mentioned some of the things that I thought were important: Physical Fitness Level, Environment, Goals and Dedication (or commitment). These are

Posted in barefoot running, running, vibram five fingers

Freaky Friday – Bizarre Things found on the Interwebs! – Strange Exercise!

This weeks’ dose of bizarre interwebness (I just made that word up…) – Odd Exercises!!!!! We have ALL heard how good yoga is for you. Its relaxing, strengthening and zen-like in its benefits. Having tried it – I can assure you

Posted in Freaky Friday, Other Exercise, Random, Technology

So, you want to be a runner….A Post for beginners.. part 1.

I received the following message on Facebook from one of my friends: “Have you written something for people who are just starting out? Not that I’m THAT interested in running mind you, but…… 😉“ So, I thought I would write

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No Running today due to flooding in Binghamton – Additional Photos 9/8/2011 @ 5:30

No exercise for the last couple of days -due to ongoing flooding in Binghamton NY.       11

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The Once and Future Runner
Once and Future Runner

2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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