Monthly Archives: April 2011

  • Running Free

    Posted on April 27, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    I spent my lunch hour one day this week looking at gyms.  I am having to change gyms and so I have been shopping around.  I don’t really enjoy the gym.  I like what is does for me but I get no joy out of going.  Watching others working out yesterday reminded me of why. […]

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  • Quote for today 4/22

    Posted on April 22, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    It takes faith and courage to risk failure in order to realize one’s destiny.  Having had my share of failures throughout my career I know that it is well worth the risk.  Ryan Hall

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  • What a run

    Posted on April 19, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Not sure if you saw it yesterday but if you are like me your jaw dropped at the winning time of the Boston Marathon yesterday.  Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai runs the fastest marathon ever run yesterday in his win of the 2011 race.  2:03:02 was the winning time.  What is crazier is that the fastest marathon […]

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  • Have shoes, will run for Ice Cream

    Posted on April 16, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Saturday was a big day for training.  This was the first of three 16 mile training runs at 45 seconds slower than race pace.  I woke up a little bit nervous for the run today.  My back was a little bit stiff and honestly the pace and distance had me concerned.  I ended up driving […]

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  • A bad ten minutes

    Posted on April 16, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    For about ten minutes of a run the other day I had one of those moments.  Everything started to hurt for some reason, I felt really sore, I felt sluggish and had heavy legs.  It became ten minutes of questioning everything!  I would eventually ask myself “What the heck was I thinking signing up for […]

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  • Quote for today 4/15

    Posted on April 15, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; and love by love.  Thomas Szasz

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  • Solvable problems

    Posted on April 14, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    I wish I was at a place where I could have written this down in more detail but I heard Lawrence Krauss who I believe is a physicist say this week that we need to quit giving our kids in school so many solvable problems.  In school he stated that every problem kids are given […]

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  • Welcome to the Master’s

    Posted on April 12, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    No, not the golf tournament of course.  It was a last-minute decision to choose and run the race last Friday night.  I had just come off one of the highest mileage weeks I have ever run before and the week of the race was filled with tough training runs as well so I had no […]

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  • My first race

    Posted on April 8, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    So a few weeks ago I did a post about my last race and of course it was not my last race, just my last race in my 30’s.  Well I had to do a post on my first race of my 40’s of course.  Tonight I will be running my first race as a […]

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