Monthly Archives: April 2012

[177] Moving on

I started this blog in January of last year to document my bold foray into the world of triathlon. I wanted to write about my experiences as I taught myself how to swim, reacquainted myself with the bike and otherwise immersed myself into … Continue reading

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[176] Marathon mysteries

It’s been more than three weeks since I ran the Shamrock Marathon, and I wanted to revisit the experience one last time before moving on for good (although running another race two weeks afterward was a good way to start the process). … Continue reading

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[175] Coming back

After a checkered history of getting injured during marathon training, I was pleased and a little surprised that I made it through my most recent cycle in one piece. What’s been even more surprising is that I’ve been able to … Continue reading

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[174] I want winter back!

In late November I wrote a blog entry about training through the winter. I’d never prepared for a big spring race and I wondered how I would cope with running in sub-freezing temperatures and snow for three months. But it … Continue reading

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[173] March

Just a quick note to wrap up a big month: – Without a doubt, March’s highlight was running the Shamrock Marathon. Even though I fell a bit short of my time goal for the race, I still had an amazing experience and … Continue reading

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[172] Monument Ave. 10k race report

Some days, things just come together. Today was one of those days. I had no expectation of setting a PR at the Monument Avenue 10k today. That doesn’t necessarily mean I had totally written it off, either, but my goal … Continue reading

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