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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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Today looks like a nice day to run The 38th Marine Corps Marathon.


So, by the time this auto-posts,  I should be at the starting line of the Marine Corps Marathon. Or somewhere around it at any rate. I am writing this the night before, as I prepare to toss and turn in

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Thoughts, 2 weeks before Marine Corps Marathon Weekend


The weather has been in the high 50’s and raining here this week, so I have pounded out my two runs thus  far – on the treadmill.   My son joined me for half of Wednesdays run, but my 8 last night

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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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Questions/Concerns on Children running long distances. How far is to far?


This morning my son Bryce informed me he wants to be able to run seven miles with me.  Now, since he is 10 – that means it is well within the limits I have heard whispered on the interwebs –

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Year in Review


Well, as the year draws to a close, its time to look back.  It has definitely been one hell of a year!  Lets look at the Annual Mileage: According to Daily Mile – 352 miles is what I ran this

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Racing in 2013


Looks like it is going to be a GREAT day!  I checked my email this morning, while laying in the warm comfort of my own bed, and found this: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Once and Future Runner (obviously I changed this): Congratulations!

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My Heroes.


August 22nd.  Since that date, there has been nothing but silence here on my WordPress Blog.  If you follow along on my Facebook page, you got to hear from me as recently as August 24th.  Granted, if you follow Storme,

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Running for a Ride – a great motivator.


Only 25 days to go! At this point, I should be starting my taper – having done my longest run of 20 miles this last weekend. Except, that didn’t happen. 😦 Though now you need to turn that frown upside

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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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