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New Record!!!


So, I went out for my five-mile run last night (No, that’s not the new record.)  My feeling awesome about running, because I rested – continues!  I let my legs pick the pace (still not the Record) and went at

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I Just realized I have been neglecting my speedwork!


Last night was a procrastinating night.  I knew my rest-days were over, and I had a 3 mile run on the books.  That’s it, only a 3 miler.  Well I kept finding reasons to put it off.  I spent some

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A Runner’s High and Elevation are two VERY different thing!


So this weekend, like all of my recent weekends (and upcoming until Oct. 27th)  is my long run.  My habit is to do my long runs on Sunday.  I had a heck of a time mapping out a route, as

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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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Pace seems to be subjective


Its interesting, I read a blog and see someone talking about their “slow” seven minute mile, and I think – “Crap! That isn’t even my FAST mile!”   Then I post how I took it easy, and ran a 9:15 mile.  The

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T-Shirt Designs


The question was raised – what am I going to wear when I run the Marine Corps Marathon?   It seems that since I am running it as a fund-raiser for the agency I work for, that some of the employees

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Giveaways/Raffles for Donators


So, I have been out running in the heat some more, but that isn’t what I want to talk about today.  I’m excited for my next steps with my Marine Corps Marathon Fundraiser for Volunteers of America Chesapeake! While donating

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Running the Marine Corps Marathon to raise money to help the homeless


As you are no doubt aware, I have registered to run this years Marine Corps. Marathon on the 27th of October. Everyday, I am aware of how fortunate I am.  I have a wonderful job, a great family and a

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The Plantar Fasciitis Trials – Part 1. Background


So, I’ve recently had several discussion regarding my experiences with Plantar Fasciitis both in comments on my blog, and with several people in person.  This made me realize it might be worth taking the time to really take a look

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