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Aspen Valley Marathon

I really enjoy building off songs that were popular (for however short a time it may have been) during my youth. Continue reading

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Under the weather

It has been a tough week.  Coming through the holidays is always tough – the added pounds, missed workouts, early darkness and, of course, it is still cold.  This year was no different. I actually did not miss too many … Continue reading

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Finishing isn’t always the only accomplishment.

“It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary, who conquered Mount Everest and the South Pole. Continue reading

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Day 84, 85 and 86: The Sickness

The week has been rough and it isn’t getting better.  Yes, I am sick.  The common cold – stuffy nose, lack of energy, etc.  I have been overloading on water and hoping to wash out the virus. Tuesday morning the … Continue reading

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Day 82: The Big One.

Today I stood toe-to-toe with my biggest running challenge – 20 miles. I came, I conquered and I am exhausted.  20 miles completed in 3:52:48.  I was very happy with the 11:33 pace.  The chance for a sub 5-hour marathon … Continue reading

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Day 77, 78 and 79: Legendary

The peak of this training program is in full effect.  It is all down hill after this, at least that’s what I keep telling my body (which reminds me the race is 26.2 miles).  This week’s mileage hits a personal-high … Continue reading

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Day 73 and 74: Mileage milestone.

23miles in two days! Continue reading

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Day 70: The rest is over.

Time to get back in it.  Enjoyed the rest.  Spent some time icing and heating my ankle, and even rubbing a little Icy Hot on it.  Feels fine now except I can feel a tickle of pain once in a … Continue reading

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Day 67: Facing a giant.

Motivation can’t be measured but performance can. Continue reading

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Day 63, 64, 65, and 66: Getting through the routine.

A very busy 3 days…..18 miles in three days! Continue reading

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