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Plan B Isn’t Always So Bad

This weekend was a mixed bag. Mostly good. Almost overwhelmingly good actually. All weekends should go this nicely. Other than the wistfulness I felt as I saw friends running the Colfax Marathon and Half Marathon. That was part of the … Continue reading

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Love a Duck

Excuse me?  THAT is how you entitle a “how the race went” post???  Really?!?!??? I know…  all this buildup I was doing to the Bear Chase, and here you’ve been waiting on pins and needles wondering how it went.  Okay, … Continue reading

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Give Me The Bad News First

So the doctor says I have good news and bad news.  The patient replies I can take it, give me the bad news first. And with that the writer of the blog post steps in and apologizes that he doesn’t … Continue reading

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If I Could Just Freeze This Day

I’m sitting out on the patio in the back yard just relishing the…   the what?  The now. I mean it’s not like it’s anything about what’s going on right now.  We all have those  moments where everything is perfect … Continue reading

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Time to Build That Playlist (Help?)

It’s almost dress rehearsal time.  Sunday’s run is really the real tune up for the Bear Chase Half.  I’m trying to treat this as much like the real thing as possible.  And…  that means having the right tunes! Now I’ve … Continue reading

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Need Some Training Advice

A really bad thing happens to me once I get interested in something.  I become a sponge, soaking up as much information as I can on it.  The problem with this is that because I read it, I know it … Continue reading

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They Say That Waking Up Is Hard To Do

Anyone remember that song by Neil Sedaka? Anyone? *** Crickets *** I really, really have to quit dating myself with stuff like this, you know? It’s funny because I’ll notice someone posted something at about 4 AM on their blog … Continue reading

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Has it really been 7 weeks?

Seven of the 15 weeks in this training program are gone.  Done.  Fini.  Gjort (had to throw a Swedish word in there, didn’t I?)! So I guess I could call this my halfway there reflection post. This week was our … 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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