Monthly Archives: October 2011

[126] The trainer

Swim: 0 m/112,725 m Bike: 10/1,257.9 miles Run: 11/566.9 miles As winter approaches, I’ve been wondering how I’m going to keep up my cross training. Recently I’ve been using the spin cycle at the gym for my cycling needs, but it’s just … Continue reading

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[125] Secret weapons

Swim: 0 m/112,725 m Bike: 0/1,247.9 miles Run: 10.9/555.9 miles You often hear about how running is such a simple endeavor because of the lack of equipment required. And while I generally prescribe to this theory – I don’t use a … Continue reading

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[124] More milestones

Swim: 1,040 m/112,725 m Bike: 0/1,247.9 miles Run: 17.4/545 miles At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I’ve surprised myself yet again with my running over the past week. I’ve been so motivated recently, particularly after my 5k a … Continue reading

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[123] Building confidence

Swim: 1,040 m/111,685 m Bike: 0/1,247.9 miles Run: 20.1/514.6 miles I wanted to wait until the day after until I wrote anything about my 15-miler this weekend, just to see how everything felt 24 hours later. This 15-miler was the longest run … Continue reading

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[122] Fun with numbers

Swim: 1,000 m/110,645 m Bike: 0/1,247.9 miles Run: 5/494.5 miles I’ve been training for my half-marathon with specific paces set by my training plan. Those paces were based off a predicted 20:40 5k time, which, in turn, was extrapolated from the … Continue reading

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[121] Step Up for Down Syndrome 5k race report

Swim: 0 m/109,645 m Bike: 0/1,247.9 miles Run: 15.4/489.5 miles After the debacle that was my last attempt at a 5k race, the distance has remained officially unchecked on my running to-do list. But earlier last week, as I was lurking on … Continue reading

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[120] Long-run ramblings

Swim: 1,000 m/109,645 m Bike: 27.3/1,247.9 miles Run: 19/474.1 miles As my half-marathon creeps closer, my long runs have been getting a little longer (big surprise, right?), and I need things to think about while I’m spending all this time … Continue reading

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