Monthly Archives: October 2010

  • The Haunted

    Posted on October 30, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    He is not sure that he knows how this all started and where it began he just knows it never stops. He knows he is being followed. When he walks the follower walks, when he jogs the follower jogs and when he runs the follower runs. He can’t see who it is or what it […]

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  • To Endure

    Posted on October 27, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    I could not help myself.  I just had to look.  With a couple of long races coming up I decided to look up the definition of the word “Endure”. To undergo (as a hardship) especially without giving in To regard with acceptance or tolerance To remain firm under suffering or misfortune without yielding I know […]

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  • Thought for today 10/26

    Posted on October 26, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “Stepping outside the comfort zone is the price I pay to find out how good I can be.  If I planned on backing off every time running got difficult I would hang up my shoes and take up knitting.  Desiree Davila, Marathoner   What I like about this quote is that if you are not […]

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  • Last minute training

    Posted on October 25, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    It has been a strange fall so far for training.  After a year of hard work I usually feel like I am in my best condition for a race during October.  With the strange schedule during the last two months I have felt like anything except that.  Some good news was over the weekend I […]

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  • Quote for today 10/21

    Posted on October 21, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “If you can’t fly, run.  If you can’t run, walk.  If you can’t walk, crawl.  But by all means, keep moving.”  Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • The Bridge of Time

    Posted on October 19, 2010 by in Uncategorized

      The Bridge of Time   The sign is clear, is leaves no questions The Bridge of Time allows only one passage The Bridge of Time allows only one run across The Bridge of Time can force a life of regrets How many run across this bridge and get it right the first time? It […]

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  • Getting a little closer

    Posted on October 19, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    Foot pain, back pain and twisted ankles.  These are just a few of my friends I have been keeping company with the past few weeks.  During the past month I would say I probably have not even had one good run as well.  It seems like each time I have gone out something else would […]

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  • Quote for today 10/16

    Posted on October 16, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “I’ve learned that finishing a marathon isn’t just an athletic achievement.  It’s a state of mind; a state of mind that says anything is possible.”  John Hanc, running writer

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  • It’s nice to be back

    Posted on October 15, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    I went for a run yesterday, just over 4 miles.  It has been a while.  I have run races the past 2 weekends but if you take away those I have zero runs in the past 20 days.  It has been good and bad.  I have missed the runs and especially in the great weather […]

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  • Quote for today 10/14

    Posted on October 14, 2010 by in Uncategorized

    “The body does not want you to do this.  As you run, it tells you to stop but the mind must be strong.  You always go too far for your body.  You must handle the pain with strategy…It is not age; it is not diet.  It is the will to succeed.”  Jacqueline Gareau, 1980 Boston […]

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