Category Archives: Running

Double Race Day = Twice the PRs

Saturday, after the PR that wasn’t (it was a marginally short course), and after gorging myself on wine and salad, there was a monumental 2 hour nap on the sofa (courtesy of a late night out and early morning race). … Continue reading

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24:10…sort of

The Good News:  I ran in 24:11 per the race officials The Bad News:  The race was only 3.08 per my watch and 3.09 per other garmins out there. The Worst News:  all positive splits.  I hate positive splits and … Continue reading

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Two a Days

I’m running in two 5Ks today.  One at 0730 am, the other at 1830. Or as the Newton rep at the running store said yesterday, a ‘split 10k.’ Considering I haven’t ran 6 miles as a whole in quite a … Continue reading

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Rocked, Rolled in the Big Easy

Another year, another longish run. A few months ago we signed up for the New Orleans Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon.  It was Ryan’s first half marathon, my first Rock ‘n Roll run, and our first time in New Orleans. … Continue reading

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Sunday Sunday

It’s my favorite day of the week.  Since I attempted a long run yesterday I got to ‘sleep in’ till just after 7:00.  (attempt being the key word:  I quit at 11.5 miles when I wanted to go for 12….it … Continue reading

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Sub 8

My motivation for blogging today comes from the fact that I don’t want to get off this stool.  Because I’m sure my butt and legs are going to cramp.  Today was the running club’s Valentine’s 8K Kiss ‘Em To The … Continue reading

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il dolce far niente

The Sweetness of Doing Nothing Forgive me, but I’m watching Eat, Pray, Love.  Again.  And so far the first half of the weekend can be best described by saying, ‘il dolce far niente,’ or the sweetness of doing nothing. Friday … Continue reading

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