Monthly Archives: August 2010

  • Quote for today 8/31

    Posted on August 31, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong.  There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right.  To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • Hood to Coast

    Posted on August 27, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    My good friend David and Captain of our Team All Chaffed for the Blue Ridge Relay is in Oregon punishing the Hood to Coast Relay this weekend.  As David tackles the “Beast” of a hill, I will run Currahee in support of his effort this weekend.  This is a race I have to do one […]

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  • My Old Familiar Foe

    Posted on August 27, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    I started training this week for my fall marathon.  Last fall I ran and trained for the Nashville Ultra and had a great race.  Happy with my time and happy with how I felt.  I trained strong and ran strong.  This fall my concentration is back on the race that has consistently gotten the best […]

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  • Uncommon

    Posted on August 26, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    I have been reading the Tony Dungy book Uncommon.  The book has really been getting me to think about what uncommon really is.  As you might know, I love the dictionary.  Here are some things it says about the word uncommom. – Not ordinarily encountered – Unusual – Remarkable, Exceptional A few synonyms- Abnormal, Atypical, […]

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  • All Effort

    Posted on August 25, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    One of my favorite athletes to watch recently has been David Oliver who runs the 110 meter hurdles for the USA.  Not only is he the best in the world but watching him run is a pure pleasure.  What I really enjoy watching is his effort.  He only knows one way and that is all out! […]

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  • Training update

    Posted on August 24, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    At last, the wait is over.  For more than a month I have just been taking it easy and running low mileage recovery runs.  It has gone well and was certainly needed.  That being said for the last two weeks or so it has been tough to keep holding back.  Starting this week I will […]

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  • Quote for today 8/20

    Posted on August 20, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “All children are born artists.  The problem is to remain an artist as we grow up.”  Pablo Picasso

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  • Execution as an art

    Posted on August 19, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    If you watch sports long enough one key word you will hear used time and time again is Execution.  In fact in football I don’t know that there is a word used more often.  The quote “We just have to go out and execute our game plan” is heard before every game.  Of course one […]

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  • Quote for today 8/18

    Posted on August 18, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “If an expert says it can’t be done, get another expert.”  David Ben-Gurion

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  • Quote for today 8/17

    Posted on August 17, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “What we obtain too cheaply we esteem too little; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.”  Thomas Paine There is nothing quite like that hard earned victory or race to enjoy and remember.

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