Monthly Archives: December 2008

Last day in the cold

Yesterday was a pretty nice day and I got in a 10.5 mile run with a few 1 mile bursts at 7:00 min/mile pace.  Toward the end I actually got a little hot, which was nice….but not really.  I mean … Continue reading

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Easy 8.5

I missed running the last 2 days because of some very mild soreness in my knees and some pretty severe rainstorms. I’m being overly cautious this year. I replotted a new route as flat as I could find in the … Continue reading

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Quiet, Peaceful run

I headed out at about 10 am this morning. It was about 25 degrees and clear with much less wind than yesterday. My legs were a little stiff from yesterday’s tempo, and I drank a lot of Makers Mark and … Continue reading

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Windy day

Yesterday was pretty icy all day so I stayed inside and drank bourbon. Today was overcast and 37 degrees, so I thought it would be a great day for my 10 mile tempo run. When I left the house, weather.com … Continue reading

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20 degrees…much better

I guess everything is relative. If you asked me last week if I’d want to run in 20 degrees, I’d have laughed at you. After yesterday, though it felt quite nice. I basically wore the same thing I did yesterday, … Continue reading

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Cold, cold run

I managed to arrive in St. Louis after two days of driving, hit the sack and woke up to the coldest day of the year. 4 degrees with 35 MPH winds making the wind chill a balmy -12. Knowing that … Continue reading

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The legs bounce back

It was quite refreshing to have a 3 mile scheduled run today. I can’t remember the last time I had a scheduled 3 miles run. I set out knowing I could take it easy in good conscience, but also knowing … Continue reading

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A milestone of sorts

I hit the treadmill today for 5 miles before a 1 hour strength training session. That, of course was no milestone. In fact, I felt somewhat sluggish during the 5 miles at 9:05 pace…just a bit of a “hangover” from … Continue reading

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13 miles. Luck has nothing to do with it.

Things have warmed up here the last few days. We actually hit 80 degrees today. It’s a final send off before I have to face my 15 miles in windy 26 degree weather on Sunday I think. In any case, … Continue reading

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Travel Week

I’ll be hitting the road on Friday for a 2 day drive to St. Louis for the holidays. This week is a 42 mile week, so the two days driving won’t actually be too big of a problem. The biggest … Continue reading

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