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Life after the Marine Corps Marathon


Now, I realize we are still 17 Days and 22 hours away from the Marine Corps Marathon.  I am not delusional and thinking I have already finished it! I Swear!!!!! On my twenty-mile run, I had a wee bit of

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Posted in Bowflex, Healthy Food, Help the Homeless, Marine Corps Marathon, running, Weight Loss

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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Holy Sore Muscles Batman! or Wholly Sore Muscles Bruce!


Man am I sore today.. Legs.. Chest… Arms..  Wow… Let me explain. So last night was a pretty good work out. I started off with a one mile run on my dear friend the treadmill.  I did it at my

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Monthly Review – July’s totals!


Just a Quick Monthly review – Down 1.4 lbs Ran 67.8 miles (seems awful low when I compare it to other runner’s blogs such as detroitrunner or even just watching many others.  ) Lifted 2 times (This was started at

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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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Can’t follow instructions…


So… I am now starting to freak out. I am on to my second week of my 18 week “Marathon Training Schedule – Novice 1” program by Hal Higdon.  Week 1 is: 1 Rest 3 m run 3 m run

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Decisions on Vibram Five Fingers – The Cure for all that ails you? or a plan for injury?


 So, I went for a run last night in my Asics, after only using my Vibram Five Fingers (VFFs) as my primary running shoe for a while.  I found the run in general less enjoyable, especially the shoes. It seems that

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

First five mile run, post calf-strain


So I headed out on a slow run to see how my calf held up.  I decided to run in my Asics rather than the VFFs, with a goal of stressing my calf out as little as possible.  I did run with

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Climbing Hills Raises the Level of Fun!!!!


Ok.. So most people don’t really view hill running that way,  but “back in the day” when I ran Cross Country, I used to love hill running.  In a race, it was a fantastic time to pass people.  I would

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