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I’ve been quiet again.. Let me catch you up..

Usually my quietness means that I have been sitting around eating bon-bons..   Before I vanished, I mentioned that this was the year I was really going to get back in shape.  Not just running shape mind you, total full-body shape.  

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Posted in Cross Training, Cycling, Kids

Working on family, instead of speed.

I’ve been running fairly regularly again – but with a different focus.  My average 3 mile pace is now around 10:30 to 12, rather than the 8 to 9:30 it was.  No, I’m not injured – I have a new

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Posted in Kids, running

#Janathon Day 1- A Nice run with the boy!

First day of the New year – means the first day of JANATHON!!!!!! I had decided My son decided that he wanted to run with me more, so this is the year that it is happening!  Now any runner that

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Posted in Janathon, janathon, Kids, running, Weight Loss

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 couple of runs, and a boy returns!

Another beautiful week begins!!!   I can’t speak for everyone out on the interwebs, but for me – it was a great weekend. 4 Miles on Saturday, 3 miles on sunday and my son got back from Bermuda! Saturday: I went

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Posted in Help the Homeless, Kids, Maryland State Boychoir, Plantar Faciitis, running, running injury

To run or not to run..

Normally that seems like a stupid question – obviously, you run.   But more and more science is looking at recovery times, and even how less running can lead to more weight loss, more speed, and all sorts of other benefits.

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Posted in Kids, Rambling, running

Out running with my buddies.

So, after a day of rest, I headed out for an evening run.  Now I had been on the fence on whether two days of rest would be a better idea (I was still very tired/sore from my training less

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The pig has awoken and put on his Vibram Five Fingers again.

So, here we are past the hump day and on the down ward slide to the weekend.  (Yay Weekend!!!!!!!)  I am afraid that I have to admit something.   Despite the best of intentions,  I didn’t get back to running until Weds. 

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Posted in Kids, Plantar Faciitis, running, running shoes, vibram five fingers

On a Roll with Honor Roll

Last night, I was really torn on whether to run/yoga or take a rest day.  This had actually been on my mind through out the day.  I WANTED to run and then do yoga, but was very aware that my

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Posted in Kids, treadmill run
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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