Monthly Archives: April 2012

12 On The Trail

After taking it easy and lazy yesterday, got back on the proverbial horse today.  Drove out to the Stoney Creek trail, and with my “new” old trusty Garmin at my side I banged out a 12 mile out-and-back.  The weather … 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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Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

Don’t have time to give the play-by-play on the Drake 800m, but let’s just say I missed it by “thaaaaaat much”.  By a slim (.07 secs) margin I ended up second, add it to the stack of 2012 silvers.  It … Continue reading

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Destination Des Moines…

Took yesterday off, half by plan and half by necessity.  Sometimes it seems like I am busier at home when I am not working (and just catching up on things) than when I am on the road and on the … Continue reading

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All I Had To Do Was Ask

After sending out a last ditch APB on my missing Garmin last night, I received an unexpected guest knocking on my door this evening.  Turns out that life on the lam was apparently not all it was cracked up to … Continue reading

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Drake Prep

Last weeks three-volume blog-athalon put my fingers into a state of utter exhaustion.  It took several days of rest, ice, and elevation in order to restore their keystroking ability, and I am happy to report they are fully recovered and … Continue reading

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Vol 3 – The Bonus Plan

Before I get to the “Main Event” of week 3, a quick recap of the week.  After twisting my ankle on Easter Sunday, I got back in the pool on Monday for an hour run.  The foot felt better than … Continue reading

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