Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Workouts 8/22 – 8/28

8/22 – rest 8/23 – 3 mile run on treadmill 8/24 – 3 mile run on treadmill 8/25 – weights and 3 mile run on treadmill 8/26 – yoga 8/27 – 3 mile run and yoga 8/28 – 3 mile … Continue reading

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Race Coming Up! Colorado (Park to Park 10 Miler)

I am currently registered for the Park to Park 10 Miler in Denver, Colorado on September 5.  This will be my first distance race (in fact, my first distance run) since April.  I have run this race a couple of times before and enjoy … Continue reading

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Tales From the Treadmill #2

It only helps if you use it… Oddly enough, even having my treadmill crouched in my livingroom as a silent daily reminder of all the miles I could be logging… I haven’t logged all that many.  Being on a floor … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned – the Second 3 Months

The period of time I refer to is April through June.  As my running came to a screeching halt in May, I almost decided not to bother with this post.  However… … I did manage to learn a few things … Continue reading

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The Words That Move Me – Part 2

A few months ago I listed some of the quotes I love about running.  Below is the new batch, again in no particular order.  I did emphasize my favorite, however.  😉  Winning has nothing to do with racing. Most days … Continue reading

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Warrior Splash

Race #5 for 2011 is finished: the Warrior Dash at Copper Mountain, CO.  For sheer enjoyment, silliness and amount of mud, this race could not be beat. (A bit of an aside – when I registered for this race in … Continue reading

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The Nature of Dreaming

I think it is a characteristic of dreams that they be difficult to grasp.  Tantalizing, sometimes close within reach, sometimes beyond comprehension.  As such they make us continue reaching, chasing, striving and, sometimes, turning aside.  Only for a short while.  … Continue reading

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