Tag Archives: 5k Running

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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Lights, Camera, Action – Jersey Style

Another week of the same.  The good news is that I was able to get on the trail last weekend for 6-7 easy miles after the leg had stopped aching, no problems with either the legs whatsoever.  I am officially … Continue reading

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Beach Bloggin’

Blogging in the warm North Carolina ocean breeze is definitely the way to go.  Did 75% of the miserable drive down here yesterday, finished it this morning and am finally established on our long-awaited “beach vacation”.  Sharing a house with … Continue reading

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Where’d He Come From?

Yesterday – 30 minutes in the HydroWorx pool.  Easy, warm, good.  ‘Nuff said. Today was race day.  Next to the Father-Daughter dance, don’t think the kids have been so anxious to go to school with me before.  I almost felt … Continue reading

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ScrewShoes, Bannister, and the Big 42

Another long stretch without hitting the keyboard, been a long strange trip.  Knocking this out at 10:15pm on my birthday, so figure that is worth a little slack. In the beginning…….  Finally slapped some 1/2″ #8 sheet metal screws in … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Dress Rehearsal

Took yesterday off, then avoided the invitation/temptation to jump in the early spin class for quite possibly the first time ever – didn’t want to have dead legs for the track session.  Got out to the high school by 0730, … Continue reading

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Hitting the Left Coast

The pattern of on again off again runs repeated itself once again these past two days.  After having a couple good workouts on Monday, I took advantage of an offer to go up to the Meadowlands Monday night for the … Continue reading

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