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Fifth Avenue Mile, Take 3…

Fifth Avenue Mile Eve – since this will be my third running I feel like a seasoned veteran.  I know I am definitely a veteran of running this race dinged up – hamstring in ’10, achilles in ’11, now hamstring … Continue reading

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Drake Details

Drake Relays 2012 is in the books, there was obviously no “three-peat” in the cards as I was out-dueled by Lance Elliott.  It was a fun event as usual though, so although neither the result or the time was what … Continue reading

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…And The Officials Didn’t Even Wear Tuxedoes!

When is better not really better?  After experiencing the inaugural “Millrose Games at the Armory”, I think a case could be made for the “new and improved” version.  While I am sure a “meet record” was set in almost every … Continue reading

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Return of the Jedi Blogger

This probably sums up my meager internet existence better than anything I ever could have written myself.  This being said, however, I am back!  The breaks between posts seemed to get longer and longer as my frustration grew over my … Continue reading

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Flipping The Switch

My love/hate relationship with Halloween was confirmed again this year, as I once again hit my annual “rock bottom” point immediately following this temptation-laden holiday.  The mythological Sirens have nothing on a bowl of Kit Kats sitting out on my … Continue reading

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Splish Splash What A Painful Bath

Holy Smokes – 5000m is a long, long way.  Just back from Syracuse after running the Festival of Races USATF 5k National Championships – was fun trip interrupted by 16 minutes of freezing cold hell, if there can be such … Continue reading

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Age before Beauty (hopefully…)

The weatherman is calling for 88 degree temps tonite at 8pm when they send off the elite field of the Harrisburg Mile – I’d complain about it, but would probably be told to “shut it” by some 7-year-old girl who … Continue reading

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Dancin’ With the One that Brung Me

Following Thursday’s 600/400 workout, I stuck to my plan and went hard again on Friday.  In the next 4 weeks or so there will be several occasions where I will be running trials and finals, or back to back finals, … Continue reading

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Training for a Skinny Cow

Jumped in the pool yesterday instead of hitting the track.  Was back and forth on which venue to use, was hesitant to stay indoors on the warmest day of the year thus far, but also didn’t want to hit it … Continue reading

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You Like Apples?

Navy 35  - Notre Dame 17.  How do you like them apples?!? Hopefully I will add something of relative importance to this post tomorrow, unless of course you are a Navy fan, in which case the above is of tremendous … Continue reading

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