Monthly Archives: December 2008

  • Year in Review

    Posted on December 18, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    As the year comes to a close it is always a great time to reflect and look back at what the year was.  Many times as we stay busy with the present day it is hard to take the time to breathe and reflect.  Over the next couple of weeks I want to just help […]

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  • Log On

    Posted on December 17, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    One of the best ways to track your progress as a runner over months and years is a training log.  Many times it seems hard enough to find time to get in a run much less keeping a log.  However it is getting easier and easier these days to do so.  There are plenty of […]

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  • Trust the process

    Posted on December 12, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    With a race coming up in a matter of weeks I always tend to get the nerves going a little bit.  I have the thoughts of “Am I truly ready?”, “Did I do everything I needed to be prepared”.  Many times I doubt, so I just have to remember that this began months ago.  I did my homework […]

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  • Thought for today

    Posted on December 11, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    Winning does not happen at the finish line, if happens when you get to the start line.  The race is just the victory lap for months of training.  Enjoy the experience.

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  • Pain part 2

    Posted on December 5, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    It is a strange thing about pain. The only real growth that you can have in life is through pain. Nothing of significance is accomplished without sacrifice (or pain). That is what can be so interesting about the pain. It is not fun, however you always appreciate how it shapes you in the end. If […]

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  • Quote of the day

    Posted on December 4, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    “A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected by in as many ways as they’re capable of understanding.” STEVE PREFONTAINE

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  • Marathon lesson #3 Pain part 1

    Posted on December 2, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    One of the very first things I learned is the importance of accepting pain. Too many times in my life I have chosen the hard path and not the easy, so running a marathon seemed pretty normal at first. It did not take long to understand that pain was going to have to become something […]

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