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Vacationing, Track Style

After punching the two world record tickets on my first two tries, a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders.  With the US Indoor Nationals this weekend, then the WMA Indoor World Championships in late March, there is still … Continue reading

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GTPC Runners Pentathlon Recap

Well, not only did I survived the race onslaught yesterday at Germantown Academy, but I stumbled upon a late comeback and managed to sneak away the individual champion.  The sprints turned out to be manageable interruptions of my distance event … Continue reading

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Still Drinking From The Fountain Of Youth

Well, the hits just keep on coming.  In a year I had all but written off six months ago, I continue to ride the victory wave.  In yesterday’s GNC Live Well Liberty Mile I had what it took to top … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Beat Them, Read Them

I wanted to get yesterday’s entry “in the mail” before I hit the sack, so I tried to keep it about the race and the day (and under 2000 words).  There were other things I wanted to mention but felt … Continue reading

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Making The Most Out Of Nothing

It’s been about 2.5 weeks now since the 800m at Drake, I’ve kind of enjoyed not having another race on the schedule.  In past years I’ve almost tried to raced myself into shape if that was possible, but in the … Continue reading

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Des Moines Is French For “The Moines”

I saw that on a tee-shirt on the campus of Drake University – I don’t know what it has to do with my Drake Relays adventure but I think my Uncle Yogi would appreciate that little nugget of wisdom.  Anyway … Continue reading

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4:09.11*

I’ve had a pretty productive week+ since last post, including two road races.  The Drake Relays is less than two weeks away now, and I have finally been able to string together a decent stretch of preparation – lifting, racing, … Continue reading

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Good Visit From The Arch Frenemy

Well, a couple of days without writing has turned into ten before I knew it, sometimes I honestly don’t know where the time goes anymore.  After racing in Landover the weekend before Easter, I have finally started to return to … Continue reading

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Heading down to Landover, Maryland for the 2013 USATF Indoor Nationals.  It’s nice that the meet is relatively “local” – traveling to Albuquerque and Bloomington the past couple years have been fun getaway weekends and good opportunities to catch up … Continue reading

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Graduation and Post-Grad Work

Well, I officially graduated from therapy several weeks ago, and am working on the fresh start.  As I had planned on doing, I stuck with Rich Harris and am now an official (workout) card-carrying member of Elite Athletic Performance.  I … Continue reading

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