Yearly Archives: 2013

2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2013. If it were a

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Janathon Approaches!


What should appear in my email yesterday? Entries to Janathon 2014 Now Open! Oh yes, it’s that time of year again. The Janathon website is now open for entries and, this year, I’m allowing microblogging (posh word for ‘tweeting’) if you

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Running on!


I spent yesterday at my Daughter’s School for the WATCH D.O.G.S program, which put off when I could get this out!  After my run with the boy on Saturday, we did not give up on our running already! I am

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Accepted for 2014 Credit Union Cherry Blossom


I had the following in my GMAIL box yesterday!!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Note: You may have already received a receipt from MarathonGuide.com – this is your official confirmation and followup. Dear Once and Future Runner: Congratulations! You have been chosen in the

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Ringing in the running “New Year”


I know New Years is a few weeks away, but bear with me.   See, running-wise, the marathon (and the lethargy following it) was the end of an “era” of “First-Marathon” training.  So this is my running “New Year” as

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A Sedentary Lifestyle is just not for me.


So, its been interesting being a non-runner.  It definitely has its perks, don’t get me wrong – but I don’t think I like it. It has been nice to NOT go outside in the cold. It is nice to have

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Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Kick Off Reception


Friday evening, my wife and I headed out to the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 mile Run Kick Off reception.  (That totally needs a shorter name.)  I am not even embarrassed to admit our first date-night in Eons, was to

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I think my marathon might have broken me.


Two weeks ago I ran the Marine Corps Marathon.  I set that goal 22 years ago, and struggled through various obstacles over the last rhree yeats to cross that finisy line. It was a huge success, and an achievement I

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38th Marine Corps Marathon!


It has been over a week and I think its time for my first post regarding the Marine Corps Marathon. I am pleased to say that I made it across the finish line!  I beat the bridge! While my time

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

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