Category Archives: Drake Relays

Making The Most Out Of Nothing

It’s been about 2.5 weeks now since the 800m at Drake, I’ve kind of enjoyed not having another race on the schedule.  In past years I’ve almost tried to raced myself into shape if that was possible, but in the … Continue reading

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Des Moines Is French For “The Moines”

I saw that on a tee-shirt on the campus of Drake University – I don’t know what it has to do with my Drake Relays adventure but I think my Uncle Yogi would appreciate that little nugget of wisdom.  Anyway … 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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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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Out With The Old, In With The New

Another New Years in the books – 2011 was definitely an interesting year, sure 2012 will hold some surprises of its own.  Late night last night with some local friends, not so “big” that it made for a miserable New … Continue reading

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Drake in Review

Drake in a nutshell… Had hoped to get to bed early Thursday night since I knew I had an early flight Friday morning, but with out-of-town company in town for a couple of days I got chatting (as usual) and … Continue reading

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