Monthly Archives: July 2009

  • Goofy Challenge and running with purpose with Team AllEars

    Posted on July 31, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    Thank you for all of your support to help our team in the fight against breast cancer and the support of Deb Wills with Team AllEars.  Our team is training hard and working toward our goal for the Disney races in January.  You can help us to fight this disease.  You can learn more about our team at http://allears.net/pluto/teamallears.htm […]

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  • Training update

    Posted on July 30, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    The long run went well this past weekend but for some reason the day after, not so much!  On Friday before my long run my back was in some pain and for my run Saturday it stayed that way, especially the first part of my run.  It finally did loosen up and felt normal about […]

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  • Quote for today 7/29

    Posted on July 29, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    “Success is not the key to happiness.  Happiness is the key to success.”  Albert Schweitzer Would you want the end result of your goal or your dream without the process?  I would say probably not.  You would miss the whole point.  I think at the end of the day it is not about the goal […]

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  • Quote of the day

    Posted on July 28, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    “For those who understand no explanation is needed, …For those who don’t none will do.”

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  • A thought on self discipline

    Posted on July 27, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    A short thought on self discipline, below is from Dr. John C. Maxwell’s book “Leadership Gold”. Chuck Swindoll writes, “Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house.  The real tests of courage are much quieter.  They are the inner test, like remaining faithful when nobody’s looking, like […]

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  • Long run for 7/25

    Posted on July 26, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    I could not have been happier with my long run yesterday.  It is the longest run I have had in over four months.  I felt great and was surprised at just how good I felt.  After a few less than ideal runs recently it gives me a lot of confidence going into the next two […]

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  • The long run

    Posted on July 25, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    This weekend will be a pretty good indicator of where I am in regards to my training.  This will be the longest I have run since the MS 50 in March.  I have a 15 mile run which hopefully will go well and set me up for the next few weeks of hard training. August […]

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  • Weekend motivation

    Posted on July 24, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    Enjoy this for your motivation for your long run this weekend. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jREaZYB8ozY]

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  • Training update

    Posted on July 23, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    Like the weather I change my mind rather easily about races I would like to run.  That is until I register.  I really was hoping to do an October marathon this year but could not find any close by that would work.  I had planned on trying a December marathon but it seemed awfully close […]

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  • Quote for today 7/22

    Posted on July 22, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    Winning has nothing to do with racing.  Most days don’t have races anyway.  Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up. Amby Burfoot, The Runners Guide to the Meaning of Life

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