Monthly Archives: October 2006

Above average run at the Houston Half.

When I woke up on Sunday morning, I had no clear goal for the race. I thought about running it easy. I even thought about running it in my Forrest Gump costume. My PR was 2 hours, 0 minutes, and … Continue reading

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Discounts and Medals…

Okay, I’m in. I signed up for the Houston Half yesterday evening. I have to say the thing that affected my decision the most was the discount I was promised by Vic, and the medal I was promised by Barbara. … Continue reading

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Wanna see me do the bee dance?

Okay, since I can’t run anymore, I can blog about something else that I think is really cool, and once in a while somebody says they like to read about the science on my blog. I attended another interesting seminar … Continue reading

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I can’t do it.

I skipped the bridge run and decided to run 7 flat miles around my home later in the morning. I made it 3.4 miles before I quit and walked home in the rain. It was a good idea, but I … Continue reading

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coasting…

This big bump in mileage is an interesting experiment, you should try it. I’m tired all the time, and I’m hungrier than I’ve ever been. I’m not sure if that part is psychological but they’re making fun of me at … Continue reading

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If p->q, then q->p.

Elite guys run at least 70 mpw, so if I run 70, then I’m elite, right? If you just joined us, I got the wild hare to run as many miles as I can this week, as the last week … Continue reading

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When will I crash and burn?

It’s been a while since I’ve done any silly attention-seeking stunts, hasn’t it? I ran again this evening, as well as this morning, and I had an idea. Sometimes they stick, and this one took hold, so let’s rock on! … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter.

It’s been a long time since one of my routine 4 mile runs through the hood. Everything has been some kind of a special run, or a race, or in another city. It’s nice to be home. I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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Poor poor Five-Dog!

Motivation comes and goes quickly these days. I ran 6 miles this morning, and I’m hoping my base is strong enough to withstand a little downtime at this moment. Atlanta was tiring, and a few days off have been disruptive … Continue reading

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Pressing on…

Last week I posted a question as to whether I should kick the caffiene and junkfood and negativity and live the life as I should, or if I should stay on the edge, where there’s always the risk of quitting … Continue reading

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