Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Groundhog is an Idiot

Had to open my big mouth about spring being here.  After the easy day in Indianapolis on Tuesday, I had a rare afternoon departure on Wednesday – making it able to get in a run before having to go fly. … Continue reading

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Outdoor Track Begineth

Caught the 8am flight out of Harrisburg Monday morning, to Los Angeles via Chicago.  Was able to swing business class on the long flight out of Chicago which made the evolution borderline bearable.  The “you have got to be kidding … Continue reading

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Like a Lion, then a lamb

Approached today’s meet with a fairly casual attitude, figuring since I had logged a bunch of miles without much speedwork (not quite ideal), it was going to be what it was going to be.  Came in rested, having taken off … Continue reading

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Garmin Time

Back at home, at least for a couple of days.  Getting next week off turned out to be a pipe dream, new plan has me catching a United flight back out to California (LAX) on Monday morning to work Tuesday … Continue reading

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Back to the Grind.

Monday was a double-duty day before heading to the airport to catch a flight (actually 3 of them) out to San Jose, CA on United.  Got up early and got in to spin class, first time in a while.  Could feel the leftovers from … Continue reading

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Attitude Adjustment

A wise first cousin once removed once told me never to take life (or 5k fields) for granted.  She is a very astute woman – how such wisdom didn’t trickle down the family tree to me is something that I … Continue reading

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Where’d He Come From?

Yesterday – 30 minutes in the HydroWorx pool.  Easy, warm, good.  ‘Nuff said. Today was race day.  Next to the Father-Daughter dance, don’t think the kids have been so anxious to go to school with me before.  I almost felt … Continue reading

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