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18 Miles…. BOOM!


So, my long run for the week was 18 miles – longer than I have ever run before! I have to admit, I was a wee bit nervous about it. I logically knew (or at least was pretty sure) that

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Speedwork reminds you how fast you can run.


So on the list for last night was a 6 mile run (although I have since checked,and I messed up – it was supposed to be a 7 mile run. OOPS!)  I had done the speed work the night before,

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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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More Donation Swag!


A new development in my “Help the Homeless”  Marine Corps Marathon fundraiser!   For every $10 and above donation – You will get a water bottle as a think you gift! $5.00 (and every $5.00 there after) gets you an entry

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Never sore where you think


Last night I hit my bowflex for a nice workout. My thought is that by swapping days of running and lifting, I give my Plantar Fasciitis a chance to heal (in theory), while working on the upper body/core that I

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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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Slip Sliding Shoe Laces.


It seems I should have taken the advice I gave to David Lawrence over at the The Quinquagenarian Runner (I totally had to cut and paste the title of his blog..)  back on the 1st…. Last Night I headed out,

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April Recap


Through injury and laziness, this has been a short-distance year, but April has things back on track! April started with a 10 mile race with no training.  This then lead me to take some time to heal up!  Now I

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Unintentional speed work.


So last night I headed out on my 2.3 mile route.  I can’t lie – it’s not far enough.  I am not “Satisfied” when I finish.. BUT, I am learning from my previous mistakes and building up my base slowly.  

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GOT IN!


Dear Once and Future Runner,   Thank you! You are now registered for the Marine Corps Marathon 2013 – Marathon Registration. Please check the event’s website for updates. CONGRATULATION, You are in!!   Thank you for registering to participate in

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2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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