Monthly Archives: July 2014

February 23, 2014

Cowtown half-marathon recap   Since the marathon in January, I’ve hardly run at all. First I was recovering. Then the weather was bad, I was busy at work, I’ve had this never ending headache, etc. etc. excuse excuse. Truthfully, I … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014

Marathon training T-6   At the beginning of the season, Coach Joe gives us all a training schedule. This season, I decided to mark the days off with stars (the blank days are those I missed or did less than … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013

Marathon training Week fifteen, days three and four I know this post is late, but I wanted to post it anyway because it’s important to me. Thursday I ran a 5k (at the Turkey Trot) and Saturday I ran 18 … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013

Marathon training week fourteen, day three   I got out and did my four miles yesterday morning before the cold and rain moved in. It was pretty humid though, which meant I was a whole minute per mile slower than … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013

Marathon training Week fourteen, day four   Eighteen miles.   You know how when you say something over and over, it starts to lose its meaning? I did that all last week. Eighteenmileseighteenmileseighteenmiles. Eighteeneighteeneighteen. 181818181818. It didn’t work.   Friday … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013

Marathon training Week Thirteen, Day Four and Week Fourteen, Day One   To my longtime unnamed friend:   I have to admit, when you said you were thinking of running the Metro PCS marathon next month even though you don’t … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013

Marathon training Week twelve, day four   Last week I was cleaning out my desk at work and packing up my personal things to take to my new job. My “office” at the courthouse was a cubicle, so I only … Continue reading

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