Monthly Archives: November 2011

[136] Day 1

Swim: 0 m/112,725 m Bike: 14.4/1,352 miles Run: 12/624.4 miles Yesterday marked the start of my marathon training cycle. After two weeks of taking it easy (other than that 10k PR on Thanksgiving, of course), I was very ready to jump … Continue reading

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[135] RRRC Turkey Trot 10k race recap

Swim: 0 m/112,725 m Bike: 13.8/1,337.6 miles Run: 6.2/612.4 miles Yesterday morning I officially closed my 2011 racing season the way it began – with a PR. It’s the perfect ending to a season that has been, without question, the most rewarding and … Continue reading

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[134] A guest post, and a new goal

Today I’m honored to be the subject of a Q&A session over at Running . . . Because I Can, the blog home of a guy whom I’m sure most of my readers already know. David and I have been … Continue reading

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[133] Review: FIRST training program

Swim: 0 m/112,725 m Bike: 12.9/1,323.8 miles Run: 3.5/606.2 miles Now that I’ve made it through an entire training cycle and PR’d my half-marathon, I’ll share some of my thoughts on the training plan I used to get here. The FIRST (Furman … Continue reading

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[132] The story of my first marathon

Since I’m in the middle of some running down-time, I want to take a little walk down memory lane to write about one of the most important days of my running career – the day of my first marathon. First marathons are … Continue reading

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[131] Two weeks

Swim: 0 m/112,725 m Bike: 33/1,310.9 miles Run: 3.5/602.7 miles This year started as my Year of the Triathlon, and I worked hard to prepare myself for my goal race in September. Somewhere along the path to triathlon readiness I realized … Continue reading

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[130] Richmond Half-Marathon race report

Swim: 0 m/112,725 m Bike: 0/1,277.9 miles Run: 13.1/599.2 miles I’m not quite sure how to start typing this post. Training for – and racing – this half-marathon has been one of the most transformative experiences of my 7 years of … Continue reading

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