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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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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 59 and 60: Remember the rise, not the fall

The weather Thursday was amazing.  When I went to run it was 55 degrees.  Just a little chill at the start is good.  I always warm up midway.  Unfortunately, I saw the forecast predict a warm weekend. I took a … 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 24: Passion Bucket

Needed to hydrate for these warm runs. Continue reading

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Day 23: Keepin’ cool

Today’s Agenda: 3-mile run Time:  28:44 Pace:  9:32/mile Welcome, This morning it was mid-60s and the air still had a touch of cool in it.  Perfect morning for a run.  So I got out and started the first of the … Continue reading

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Day 22: A “brake” down.

Exploring the bike trails of Colorado and enjoying the beautiful scenery! And getting over dumb stigmas. – And I had to take the bus home…arrgh!!! Continue reading

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Day 21: Drained

Today’s Agenda:  Cardio Activity (not completed) Welcome, We made it back from Blackhawk – not rich, but Melissa found a total of $90 on the ground – and I’m exhausted.  Did quite a bit of walking last night and was … Continue reading

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