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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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4:09.11*

I’ve had a pretty productive week+ since last post, including two road races.  The Drake Relays is less than two weeks away now, and I have finally been able to string together a decent stretch of preparation – lifting, racing, … Continue reading

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Fighting A Cold – With Cold!

After spending the end of last week being a CDC flu statistic, I finally felt well enough to get back out there this afternoon.  I just started another week of the Arctic Express (Indianapolis – Ottawa) here in 27° Indy … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I am back from a long visit with the Dalai Lama, where I have spent the last three months solving all of life’s great mysteries.  Quality or quantity?  Dry land or aqua training?  800m or 1500m?  Fruit Loops or Lucky … Continue reading

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Somebody Lose A Primate?

Well, I’m back from the weekend in New York City.  The weather was beautiful, the kids seemed to have had a good time, and had one guy not been one second faster than me on my little jaunt down 5th … Continue reading

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(Re) Aggravated

Another day, another drama.  Anything less would be way too boring.  After the hamstring tweak last Friday, I was left with 3 weeks to get it right before hoping to race on 9/22 in New York City.  I wasn’t happy … Continue reading

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Going Long(er)

Pretty big week since last post, both in terms of quality and quantity.  While I am still back and forth about my race schedule this fall, I found a fast-looking 5k right under my nose this weekend so I am … Continue reading

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