Wednesday, March 06, 2013 4 comments
...Today I beat the snow and found my keys at mile 23. That's the good news. The bad news is that I was so intent in looking for them that I was hunched over the handlebars. I was so excited to find them that I braked hard, did an endo, an... Read more
Oh, The Horror...
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 3 comments
... Of Losing My Car Key While Running A Long Distance. I wanted to do my challenge run on the same relatively flat course I used before so I could compare times and arrive home intact so I drove to the next town and parked in some friends'... Read more
Mixing It Up...
Monday, March 04, 2013 2 comments
...In March Since my body won't let me set a goal of running a whole lot faster, I've been working with duration. My January goal was to complete four 10K races. Check. February's was to run 150 miles. Check +25. My March goal is to complet... Read more
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 4 comments
Judith and I saw a bald eagle close up on our walk today. We were just past the end of our property going west when I saw a shadow on the road that looked like a glider was coming toward us. We looked up and saw it from the underside. It was fas... Read more
A Running History...
Sunday, February 24, 2013 3 comments
Best Laid Plans...
Thursday, February 21, 2013 3 comments
..go awry. Monday's run left me with the beginnings of several toe blisters. My shoes fit but there was a lot of road salt residue and even though it was dry, it got through the mesh of my shoes and mixed with sweat making my socks stick. T... Read more
First Twenty Mile Run...
Monday, February 18, 2013 10 comments
...DONE. And it cost me 1 Cliff Bar, 2 GU Energy Gels, 20 oz.Powerade Zero, the beginnings of 4 toe blisters, and 4 hours. That's relatively inexpensive for an afternoon's recreation. Other than the blisters, I feel pretty OK, but I'm going... Read more
Confidence to Doubt Ratio is...
Sunday, February 17, 2013 7 comments
...VERY GOOD. I was online in the wee hours and maybe wasn't thinking clearly when I signed up for this challenge on Strava.com: ****************************
*********** March 2013 Long Run Run 20 miles in a single run. 03/01/201... Read more
Friday, February 15, 2013 4 comments
I've been putting in a lot more mileage this year and have been trying to adjust my calorie intake. I haven't got it right yet, swinging from 176 to 188 lbs and back a few times. I still have good control over the "bad for me" foods. I can easil... Read more
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 3 comments
Well the Strava.com half marathon challenge was met. I got out of the house almost three hours later than I had planned, but I finished more than an hour faster than I had expected, so I'll take it. I was going for consistency and form rath... Read more
January Freeze 10K Series: Done!
Saturday, January 26, 2013 3 comments
Baby, It's Cold Outside...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 3 comments
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