Monthly Archives: February 2011

Easy Week Begins

Spent Sunday on the local roads.  Ran 8.0, let the pace be whatever felt casually comfortable.  Felt surprisingly fresh after Saturday’s little track visit, so the miles were easy.  Don’t mean to jinx myself or everyone else living in the … Continue reading

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ScrewShoes, Bannister, and the Big 42

Another long stretch without hitting the keyboard, been a long strange trip.  Knocking this out at 10:15pm on my birthday, so figure that is worth a little slack. In the beginning…….  Finally slapped some 1/2″ #8 sheet metal screws in … Continue reading

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Light at the End of the Tunnel

Started flying the Harrisburg trip Monday evening, which essentially means I leave the house at 9pm every night, fly to Indianapolis and back, then get back home around 7am.  It’s nice to be able to get the kids to bed … Continue reading

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Three Day Weekendend

Three days since last time here, hopefully nobody was waiting on the edge of their seat to see whether or not I am going to vent about the race and the one other competitor that was entered along with me. … Continue reading

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This is a Test, This is Only a Test…

The stars have finally aligned here in central PA.   The first freak warm spell of the winter “hit” yesterday, and all was good in the world.   I don’t think this winter has had an inordinate amount of exceptionally … Continue reading

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West Coast Swing

Two days out west, like last week’s visit to Los Angeles it was nice to be able to lose the tights and don the sunglasses for a couple of long runs.  Made my way to Memphis Monday night, then worked … Continue reading

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Reunited With an Old “Friend”

Two days of 40+ degree temps….who’d have ever thought?  I’d love to believe that spring is around the corner, but have suffered though plenty of sub-freezing track practices in March to know that Valentines Day is not the time to … Continue reading

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