Monthly Archives: March 2009

2 a-days

I’m still awake – but not for long.  I woke this morning pretty much with a huge desire to go back to sleep.  I slept well – deep sleep with many dreams.  I just wanted that to continue for several … Continue reading

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Week in Review: More food please

What started out as a good week ended on a sour note.  My intervals on Saturday didn’t go so well, so I finished the 6.5 miles off at easy pace, rested up and headed out Sunday afternoon for my 10.5 … Continue reading

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8 times T pace

I’ve gotta admit that I’ve been pretty sluggish in the morning lately.  I just find it so damned hard to get out of bed and get going.  Of course once I do, I end up having a very productive day.  … Continue reading

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Back into the swing of things

I’m home after a much too short, but very much needed vacation to Walt Disney World.  My average day there looked something like this: 10 am: wake up 10:30 am: get out of bed 11 am: have breakfast 11:30am – … Continue reading

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The Week in Review – I’m Outta Here!

This week was probably the most intense week I’ve put myself through as far as training goes.  Sure, I’ve run more miles ina week, but never have a I done so much speedwork on top of strength training without rest.  … Continue reading

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Races on schedule

Two posts in one day?  I’m feeling very much like Jess today.  As many of you know, my ultimate goal in training for the next year or so is the 2010 Gasparilla marathon.  Well, today I just received the official … Continue reading

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Threshold pace = Good Times

Yesterday, I returned to a routine that I developed during my Disney half marathon training.  I ran 5 miles on the treadmill, then completed an upper body and a lower body workout, then returned to the treadmill for 2 more … Continue reading

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The end of the streak

All good things must come to an end and like Denise’s dramatic end to her relationship with her smelly old shoes, I have parted ways with my streak of good quality runs.  I kind of saw it coming when I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

Yesterday, I had a good time spectating the Disney Princess Royal Family 5K.  My eldest daughter finished in 26:30 and my wife finished in 34:25.  My PR is safe for now.  I felt a little like a tourist pack mule … Continue reading

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Spectating

Yesterday’s easy run on the treadmill was not as easy as I would have liked again.  My legs felt tired and I just kind of slogged through 6 miles at 8:42 pace.  Afterward, I did an upper body and core … Continue reading

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