Category Archives: USATF Outdoor Nationals

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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If You Can’t Beat Them, Read Them

I wanted to get yesterday’s entry “in the mail” before I hit the sack, so I tried to keep it about the race and the day (and under 2000 words).  There were other things I wanted to mention but felt … Continue reading

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This Is Why I (We) Do It

Running isn’t always fun, and to achieve any measure of success on the roads or track you know before you even get started that you are going to hurt.  Bad.  There is no way to run a great race in … Continue reading

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Pulling My Own Weight

With the bar being set high by the guys in London, the pressure was on for the second day of the masters outdoor nationals in Lisle, IL.  With Mo and Galen still having additional Olympic events to run, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Good Day For Aqua-runners!

While I couldn’t compete with this evening’s excitement in London where Mo Farrah and Galen Rupp (fellow HydroWorx users) went 1-2 in the 10,000m final, with Rupp’s medal being the first in the event by an American since Billy Mills, … Continue reading

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Clark Griswold-ing It To Outdoor Nationals

Tomorrow kicks off another national meet weekend.  The whole family decided to make this one into a road trip vacation, so 11 hours in the truck yesterday got us from Enola toLisle, Illinois.  Sounds worse than it actually was, Redbox … Continue reading

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World Record Talk

Six days closer to nationals, this one definitely has a different feel to it ever since we signed on for this relay.  In December 2009 (about 7 months before I started this blog) Chuck Shields set up a Greater Philadelphia … Continue reading

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