Tag Archives: Greater Philadelphia Track Club

Pulling My Own Weight

With the bar being set high by the guys in London, the pressure was on for the second day of the masters outdoor nationals in Lisle, IL.  With Mo and Galen still having additional Olympic events to run, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Getting Plastered at Nationals

Back from Bloomington, straight to work.  Sitting in Newark after having flown in last night from the meet, party is definitely over.  I think everyone had a fun time out there though, both on the track and on the town. … Continue reading

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Ramping Up To Slow Back Down

Day one of a short, weird week.  Coming off Saturday’s mile race, but heading into next Sunday’s 5k, I am left in what they refer to in the golfing world as “between clubs”.  By the time I recover from Saturday, … Continue reading

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Working for Minimum Wage

I remember back in the day, washing dishes and busing tables for $2.35/hour – somehow at payday it didn’t always seem like giving up my high school weekend was worth $32.10 and a couple free burgers.  Last night’s race brought … Continue reading

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Road Tripping

Took yesterday off, half out of necessity and half out of design.  Had a 5:00am pickup at the hotel in LA, flew to Indianapolis then caught a United flight home through Washington DC.  Got in just in time to go … Continue reading

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Interval Day, H2O Style

Interval day.  Track at the high school was only partially cleared of snow, wasn’t too keen on going outside anyway so again opted for the most logical course of action – underwater treadmill.  Wanted something tough since next week will … Continue reading

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Technically Challenged

Two days down, one to go.  After a big storm blew through Philadelphia yesterday morning (think it passed over the airport at the exact moment I turned onto final approach – made for a landing that won’t go into the hall … Continue reading

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One Week Down, Twenty-Some to go…

End of a busy weekend.  With mid-November falling between kid’s sports seasons, somehow this weekend was free of any mid-day obligations.  Coupled with yet another streak of fantastic weather, turned out to be a great couple of days for both … Continue reading

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