Monthly Archives: June 2009

Julyathon

Fit moms RunDMT and Running Betty have thrown down the gauntlet.  They’ve put together the Julyathon challenge: Do 100 pushups by July 31st.  I think I can do it.  Actually, I thought I could do it today, but I only … Continue reading

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Running Recap: Week of June 6/22/2009 – 6/28/2009

Another pretty solid week is in the books.  It included a drunken nighttime run and an epic 11 mile quest for a restroom.  Who says running is boring? Monday AM: 2 miles 8:23 pace on treadmill + full body strength … Continue reading

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The Restroom Relay

Drew got conscripted into helping his sister in law move, so he was not able to make the 11 miler this morning.  Instead, we were joined by Richie’s friend, Justin.  We started out at a pretty solid pace, averaging low … Continue reading

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The independently wealthy runner

Yesterday, Jess had an interesting post daydreaming about life as an independently wealthy runner.  She laid out her typical day.  I’ll confess that I think about this very thing from time to time.  Here’s what I’d do: 1)  Wake up … Continue reading

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Nighttime run

Yesterday was hot, but I didn’t have any outdoor workouts scheduled.  Still, I had a lot of meetings around town and I ended up doing a lot of walking around in the heat.  The rest of family was out for … Continue reading

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My first racing shoes

Lately, I’ve been toying around with the idea of purchasing some racing shoes.  It may surprise some to know that every race I’ve ever run was run in my trainers.  Actually, I ran my first three races in cross trainers … Continue reading

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Running Recap: Week of June 6/15/2009 – 6/21/2009

Another solid week is in the books.  It marked a couple of firsts.  One was my first “group run”.  I met two great guys (Richie and Drew) on Saturday morning.  Though I messed up the route and we ran a … Continue reading

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The Photoshoot

A few weeks ago, I blogged about a photo shoot I was doing in the morning.  I thought since it’s Friday (and some people do a photo Friday) that I’d share the results: The photo shoot was conducted in downtown … Continue reading

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Running Recap: Week of June 6/8/2009 – 6/14/2009

Back in the swing of things and on a regimented training plan again, the week didn’t start out so hot.  I woke Monday morning with the kind of clogged sore throat that always seems to be the prelude to a … Continue reading

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Good news

Today was a pretty good day.  The oceanographic research group I’m a part of received a grant from NASA to continue our work in the development of numerical models to predict Red Tides.  We’ll be assimilating some of NASA’s satellite … Continue reading

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