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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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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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I’m back.

That’s right.  You’re 300 words of weekly fun – hope to have bi-weekly posts – have returned after years of silence .  While writing stalled, I continued running.  My blog began with my journey to conquer the Denver Marathon. I … 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 54, 55, and 56: Mile-high achievement.

Conquered Chief Mountain and a 16-mile run. Just another weekend for me! Continue reading

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Day 42: Race day

Today’s Agenda:  America’s Finest City Half-Marathon. Hello World, The event has come and past.  In all aspects, it was a success.  Finishing in 2:11:28, I set a new PR in the San Diego race. After setting multiple alarms and asking … Continue reading

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Day 33: Dry heat is an energy drainer

Today’s Agenda:  13-mile run Time – Pace – Welcome world, My third run in three days, in three states.  This time it was in Arizona’s Lake Havasu.  The low today was 91 degrees with a high 115 degrees. Melissa and … Continue reading

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Day 32: California sunshine

Today’s Agenda: 3-mile Pace – 10:45/miles Welcome Readers, Tonight I write to you from California.  The trip has been great.  After a endless set of delays Cali has been great – starting with a beautiful 3-mile run, my first In-n-Out … Continue reading

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Day 31: Final Colorado-run till the Half

Today’s Agenda:  6-mile run Time –   1:06:02 Pace –  11:00/mile Good day to everyone, All packed and ready to go – well the packing is done, not so much on the ready part.  Yes, still so much to do but … Continue reading

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Day 30: Busy is the new me

Today’s Agenda:  3-mile run Time -29:04 Pace -9:35/mile Welcome runners, Today starts the first run of the week.  A 3-miler that I decided to push a little on.  I wanted -no, needed – to see a sub 10-minute mile. Things … Continue reading

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