Category Archives: Tempo Run

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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Keeping The Ball Rolling

I feared the worst after the hard day on Sunday, but didn’t feel too bad on Monday.  Sore for sure, but I didn’t feel as bad as I did after the national meet.  I took 3 days off after Lisle, … 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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If There Were Only Such Thing As Moral Victories…

Well, in one sense I guess you could say mission accomplished (and then some).  In one sense it wasn’t.  It definitely wasn’t fun, and I can’t say I will be in any hurry to try this distance again anytime soon, … Continue reading

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Leadoff Leg, No Pressure

I’m writing this as I chug on down the tracks on the Amtrak Keystoner as it makes its way towards New York City.  The train ended up costing the same as the trip’s gas, tolls, and parking, so I decided to avoid … Continue reading

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I’ts Febawary!

This fine piece of art has adorned my driveway for several days now.  I honestly can’t tell by the handwriting which daughter wrote it (1st grade or 6th grade), but the part of me that hopes I won’t have a … Continue reading

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Flipping The Switch

My love/hate relationship with Halloween was confirmed again this year, as I once again hit my annual “rock bottom” point immediately following this temptation-laden holiday.  The mythological Sirens have nothing on a bowl of Kit Kats sitting out on my … Continue reading

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