Monthly Archives: August 2013

New Items for the Raffle/Giveaway!


We have some more items being offered in the raffle/giveaway! For any Washington Redskins fans out there, we have a Prize pack: We have also received some wonderful Water Bottles from Epson, and we have some other items to be

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Running at Midnight.


Ok, So I exaggerate a little.. I was actually done before midnight. Having been up late (hey! 11 is really late for me! I’m old!) the night before, there was no chance of getting up in the morning to work

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Posted in Help the Homeless, Marine Corps Marathon, Plantar Faciitis, running, treadmill run

Washington Nationals


So, I had a 6 mile run on the schedule for yesterday, and did NOT get up and do it in the morning.  After a full work day, my office headed off to a Washington Nationals game.  I was a

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Rest day and the dreadmill


So, after my 12 miler on Sunday, Monday was a “Rest” day.  So I did nothing. 🙂  Well, I may have done some whining about how sore/tired my legs were – but I’m not positive.  I will have to err

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What a weekend! Running on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk


This was one incredible weekend!   It was the final weekend of my kid’s summer vacation, and we decided to do something AWESOME for them!  We got up in the wee early hours of Saturday  morning and headed down to Virginia

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“The Bone Season” by Samantha Shannon… and a slow, tired run.


When I was a child, living at my parents house, I loved to read.  I loved to read more than I loved being told go to sleep.  i learned a blanket/clothes could block light from leaking out under the door,

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A day behind, but still running!


So, it seems I never found the opportunity for yesterday’s blog posting.  Just an indicator that life is NOT slowing down, especially with the kids coming school year!   BUT,I am not letting that derail my plans!  Yesterday I even exercised

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And on the 1st day of the week, he rested.. kinda.


So, like any runner -the day after a long and grueling run is a rest day!    Consequently, I went for a nice run with my son. He is still battling that side stitch, so we had a couple of walking

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Long Slow Run.. without water.


Good Morning! I am feeling surprisingly great this morning!  Why so surprisingly?  Well, yesterday was my Long Slow Distance run.  What? You would like to hear more about it? GLADLY! I have to admit, it didn’t start off to grand. 

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Some times plans fail.. and thats a good thing!


Last night was a night of TWO runs!  My son told me he wanted to start running with me again, so he and I headed out together! (I love running with him!  Great father/son time.) He is still battling having

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