Tag Archives: competitive running

GTPC Runners Pentathlon Recap

Well, not only did I survived the race onslaught yesterday at Germantown Academy, but I stumbled upon a late comeback and managed to sneak away the individual champion.  The sprints turned out to be manageable interruptions of my distance event … 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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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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Three Words I Never Thought I’d Say – “Back To Des Moines”

Or is that four words?… If I were Jack Bauer from “24”, my absence would be described as “going dark” or “off the grid”.  If I were Rocky Balboa you would have just assumed I went back to Siberia to … Continue reading

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Let The Games Begin…

Well, I guess the 2013 season has technically begun, because even though I never actually got my spikes laced up I have a time in the books.  I ventured up to Penn State for the third year of their Indoor … 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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Launch the Running Blog!

As a blog rookie, I don’t know what to expect from this experience.  I am initially planning on using this forum as a training log for me personally,  as well as a place to share information with folks in the … Continue reading

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