Monthly Archives: November 2008

  • Quote for today

    Posted on November 25, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    “Racing is pain, and that’s why you do it, to challenge yourself and the limits of your physical and mental barriers. You don’t experience that in an armchair watching television.” MARK ALLEN

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  • Marathon life lesson 2

    Posted on November 20, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    This one might sound strange after the first lesson, but lesson #2 for me has been “I have to be able to survive alone”. From long runs to marathons you spend a lot of time alone. You don’t always run marathons with thousands lining to streets to encourage you. There are many times where you […]

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  • Marathon life

    Posted on November 19, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    When I look back and try and figure out what got me into running these marathons I am able to see that there were those who talked me into it. However I think there is more to it than that. It has been a growth journey for me and it continues to be. Since the […]

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  • Rest

    Posted on November 18, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    One of the difficult things in running and even in our everyday life is rest. When you are goal oriented and always trying to make things happen the idea of rest is an unknown language. However rest is a key part of life and running. Rest allows the body to get strong. Rest strengthens your […]

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  • Running with Beauty

    Posted on November 16, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    I was out for a run this weekend and could hardly even see the trail for all the yellow, purple, red and brown leaves scattered about. It is really a good wake up call to take a look at the beauty around us. Technology has given us some great advancements in running with the GPS, […]

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  • Ultra runs

    Posted on November 14, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    Last November I had the opportunity to run with a true legend Dean Karnazes(Karno). It was truly a great experience and one I will not forget. Karno is the real deal and running with him and a group of leaders in Atlanta was a great experience on a crisp November morning. Watching him spend time […]

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  • Reminder run

    Posted on November 13, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    I had a 5 mile run last night. It was was of those runs that reminded you it has been just a couple of weeks since you ran a marathon. Feet feel like they weigh 30 pounds each, legs feel like iron poles. However there is nothing wrong with a run like that. I think […]

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  • Thought of the Day

    Posted on November 12, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    “Pain is temporary. It may last for a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.” Lance Armstrong In talking with a good friend this morning, he had a thought on pain that I […]

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