Journal

run gone wrong

Run Gone Wrong

I managed to completely sabotage my beloved long run day.  It’s not so much that I did anything wrong. The trouble is, I neglected some basic key things that I do without thinking and for most if it, I didn’t do anything right. The result was a run gone wrong. Stupid stuff, but lots of […]

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regular training run

Back To Regular Training Runs

For the first time since Saturday, I got to enjoy a good ol’ regular training run. It was fun doing things a little differently the last few days. It also made me appreciate how easy it is for me to slip out the door every morning with plenty of choices for how and where to […]

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Run Faster

Run Faster! You’re Out of Time.

I rarely oversleep and miss my alarm. At least, not so badly that I can’t recover with a bit of quick moving. This is the second time in a couple of months that it’s happened. Of course it would have helped if the volume was a little louder than a whisper. It meant I would […]

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recovery run

Recovery Run: Training Journal – Day 51

With Hurricane Irma out of the way and a few missed runs due to the weather conditions, it felt great to just get out today. There was no hope of a smooth training run. Still so much debris laying around. But after being cooped up in humid post-storm Florida with no power or air conditioning […]

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Why I Don’t Race at Races

My 10 miler on Saturday had to be the strangest race I’ve ever experienced.  I already wrote a review on the craziness of the event and there were a lot of things that went wrong. It left me feeling weird all day yesterday. I didn’t run yesterday, which was Sunday. There was no motivation to […]

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running more miles

Running More Miles: Day 38

With a last minute memory jolt that I have a race (and I use that word very loosely) this weekend, I’m actually fine with leaving out the long run. A short-long run would do and anything beyond that is purely going by feel. The nice thing about running more miles than I plan is it’s […]

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