Category Archives: 5k running

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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Summer Summary

Well, whatever momentum the blog had built up following the Des Moines 800m didn’t last very long.  I’ve had a pretty good summer since then – took a little vacation out west, ran a couple of races, worked when I’ve … Continue reading

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Limbering Up

Eleven visits to the therapist later and I am happy to report that all is well.  I won’t be auditioning for Cirque du Soleil or trying out for the Chinese gymnastics team, but in the last 3.5 weeks I have definitely … Continue reading

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Fifth Avenue Mile, Take 3…

Fifth Avenue Mile Eve – since this will be my third running I feel like a seasoned veteran.  I know I am definitely a veteran of running this race dinged up – hamstring in ’10, achilles in ’11, now hamstring … Continue reading

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Double Dog Days Of Summer

Motivated by my 5k performance two weekends ago, I was excited to spend the next four weeks getting ready for the Fifth Avenue Mile.  Ever since last year when I came in fourth I have had this date circled on … Continue reading

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Breaking Through

In preparation for Saturday’s race (and after letting the mileage get a little out of hand on Wednesday), I tried to take it easy on Thursday and Friday.  I was right where I wanted to be after logging 30 easy … Continue reading

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Going Long(er)

Pretty big week since last post, both in terms of quality and quantity.  While I am still back and forth about my race schedule this fall, I found a fast-looking 5k right under my nose this weekend so I am … Continue reading

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