Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tootleks, or is that hastighetleks?

This is a G rated blog after all.  We can’t say that other word here, especially not for a cheap giggle or snicker. Of course you could argue, if I can say hell I can certainly say fart, right?  Except … Continue reading

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Longest. Run. Ever.

This morning we did our long run, 5 miles this week.  I managed to run the whole thing, and it dawned on me that’s something I don’t think I’ve ever done.  It’s an easy thing for me to think back … Continue reading

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Think I’ll Just Run Over to the Store

Who knew some day I’d mean that literally? This morning I’m looking all around for some batteries and realize we used the last ones.  I was thinking shoot, I’ve got my training run and then I’ve got to get to … Continue reading

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Who Are These People?

As my wife is reading through my blog, she’s noticing something:  I’m getting comments!  She looks at me and asks, do I know these people?  With maybe one or two exceptions, I’m like, nope.  Never met em. Isn’t that cool?!?! … Continue reading

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The Scale Dance

So my scale and I have this little routine we go through. First let me just say (not that anyone really is interested in this) I love our bathroom.  We tore out the old one and literally rebuilt the whole … Continue reading

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Running 101

Today we did the 5th long run, this time a 4 miler.  What stood out about this one was Ward hill, a nice little climb past the 2 mile mark of about 150 feet over just over a quarter of … Continue reading

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Ward Hill

I thought it would be cool to take a picture of the hill before conquering it. Sadly, the picture doesn’t look nearly as intimidating as the hill did.

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B Side Running

Anyone remember 45’s?   Long before downloadable songs, (and long before the internet where you could download them from) you could still buy single songs without buying the whole album.  Back in my day (here I go dating myself again) … Continue reading

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A Hundred Up Epiphany

So someone posts a link on our class facebook page to a link to a NY Times video that talks about the Hundred Up exercise.  This is an exercise developed by W. G. George in the late 1800’s that essentially starts … Continue reading

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I Guess Change Through Challenge Implies Challenge, Huh?

Week 4 in the books.   I felt good, the run went well, but I did find it more challenging than I expected.  I’m still processing that part. I don’t know about you, but my nature is that I want … Continue reading

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