Monthly Archives: September 2011

Taking Lessons From A Horse

A little “on the fly” workout this afternoon – with more torrential rainfall hitting our area this afternoon (cross-country meet ended up actually getting cancelled), ended up in the pool for today’s session.   After the 9 miles or so … 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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Runners Take Your Mark….

Morning of the race – with a race number in hand (thanks New York Road Runners!) I guess I am ready to go.  We drove up yesterday afternoon, had a nice dinner downtown, then had “family TV night” in our … Continue reading

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Nothing Good Is Written In Red

If Yogi Berra once said “It ain’t over til it’s over”, would I be accused of plagiarism if I stated “It ain’t started til it’s started”?  I swear this stuff only happens to me – even on a slow day … Continue reading

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Prepping The Icing To Put On The Cake

Two more days in the pool.  An hour yesterday at medium intensity, some intervals today with a guest runner.  Feel like I am stuck between trying to cram in some last-minutequality work to make up for all the time I spent … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Live Weekend Update

Another long layoff from the blog – not for lack of interest, just worked the whole week from home and that usually means stuffing a 12 hour day into a 3 hour sack.  That being said, however, I have managed … Continue reading

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Two Weeks To Go

End of week which included a working “road trip”.   Status quo on the foot, nothing earth-shattering to report workout-wise.  Tuesday in Buffalo, Wednesday in Burbank, Thursday in Laredo – doesn’t get much more random than that.  It was hotel … Continue reading

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