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6 Mile LSD – Run

I’m Making a Comeback. It felt good to be out and complete my long run after missing last weekend. I’ve took a major step back on training and load to reset myself. I had been running 14:30 min./mile to 15:30 min/mile pace to stay in my zone 2. Tonight I was running 13:30 – 14:00.…

Happy New Year; Happy New Calendar

I’m BAACCKKK! Today I share with you that my desire is slowly growing. I have recovered from the burnout I caused qualifying for the Half Fanatics. After 6 months of very little running I finally feel ready to restart my training. New Training Plan While I have followed Hal Higdon’s plans in the past with…

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First Run in a Long Time

IT’S BEEN A WHILE The truth is, I lost my running mojo this past summer. It happened not long after I completed my third race to qualify for Half Fanatics. I just lost the desire to run. The joy and drive were gone. Today, I decided to start a comeback. I went out for what…

Don’t Just Sit There.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon, British Philosopher It seems like I have only just begun my love affair with running.  I still would love to consider myself a novice runner. Truth is, I have been doing this for just over four years now. I guess it is time…

New Watch, New Stats – Garmin Forerunner 235

Goodbye Old Friend My wife’s Fitbit has been giving her fits lately. The first one she received had the band break in about 2 months. Fitbit replaced that unit without any trouble. She continued to wear the old band until it fully broke. This week she finally got me to set-up her new band.  She…

2015 ORRRC Turkey Trot

This race is truly one of my favorite races. I ran it for the first time last year. The small hill at the end of mile 1 is so fun. Then it is a short downhill followed by relatively flat running. We were blessed with 50s weather today as well. I was so glad for…