Monthly Archives: August 2005

Better today.

4.4 miles while the dryer dried my stuff. Let me ask all my lovely readers something. How do you choose marathon pace for the first marathon? Should I go with standard long run pace, or maybe a little faster? The … Continue reading

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One of the 10% of my runs that falls below average.

I’ve estimated that 1 out of 10 of my runs falls below the average. Which is mathematically possible so long as those 10% are way way way below average. I’m exaggerating a bit, because it was nice for about 8 … Continue reading

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Unsuccessful pighunt.

Okay, okay, so I may have promised that today’s post would be better than average. I had a feeling that today would be the day when I would finally catch one of those magical pigs on the Seabrook trails and … Continue reading

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15 miles

I’ve decided I’m going to write this blog as if there actually were people reading it. As you all know, it was a bit of a difficult week for me runningwise. And a few extra days off and a few … Continue reading

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Bridge

4 trips on the Kemah bridge with the club. I felt quite sluggish and tired, which makes me think my motivation problems aren’t 100% psychological.

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Trying to kick the whybothers.

Ran only one mile today, because it seems I have a kind of a head cold. I call it the “whybothers.” Getting up at 4:00 for 12 miles… why bother?Preparing a healthy dinner… why bother? I think I’ll sit down … Continue reading

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10K at the trails.

It’s become a bit of a weekly ritual for me, an easy sunday evening 10K at the Seabrook trails. I felt good and ran the whole way. I did start late and it was quite dark for the return trip. … Continue reading

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The first post.

I’m currently training for the New York City Marathon, my first marathon. This week was a recovery week, where my weekly mileage was about 32 (38 counting tomorrow). Last week was a weekly mileage PR for me (50.4 miles), with … Continue reading

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