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Yuck!

I managed run #2 of the season today: a 7.6 miles run at a painfully slow 8:40 min pace. I definitely paid the price for starting yesterday at such a brisk pace. I did get to run in two of … Continue reading

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First Run of 2012

After having cut way back on my training due to work, being sick, and even taking a nasty fall in the ice I went out for the first run in a while and the first of the year. I managed … Continue reading

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Weekly Summary – 9/10 – 50 miles this weekm

I’ve had a pretty good week of running so far with probable another 5 miles of recovery running tomorrow. That will add up to 50 miles this week. I had two key workout this week. The first being a 10 … Continue reading

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Equipment for USAT Age Group Nationals

I decided to go with the by Brooks T7 (Chrissie Wellington special edition) instead of my Asics Piranhas.  These shoes have felt really good to me recently and I’ve been running well in them (sockless), so they get the nod. … Continue reading

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The Mizuno Wave Universe 4 has Arrived

Today I received the new Mizuno Wave Universe 4.  As you can see, these are loud shoes.  If you’re planning on racing in these, you better have some speed to put in them.  I’ll exclude myself from that statement, but … Continue reading

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Independence Day Update

Training hours were a little short from what I planned, but overall I think it was a good week. What I missed in hours, I made up with intensity. After taking it easy for the first half or the week … Continue reading

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Thanks for supporting our AHA Double Century Fundraiser

On Saturday, 6/25, Mark Ray, Steve Gronlund, Tim Pudvar, Pepsi McCormick and I completed the Jim Ray Memorial Double Century, assisted and protected by Todd Pudvar, who drove our support vehicle. We started at the Canadian border in Rouses Point, … Continue reading

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A Double Century for the American Heart Association

Every year for the past decade, two friends of  mine, Steve and Mark, have pedaled 100 miles on their bikes to raise money for the American Heart Association. Last year, for the first time, I  joined them.  Over those years, … Continue reading

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Lots of tempo work this week.

I got in a bunch of tempo or near tempo effort workouts this week. Monday, I set a PR on my standard commute – 18 hilly miles at 22.7 mph – assisted by a strong tail wind. On Wednesday I … Continue reading

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Guess I didn’t get wet enough last weekend.

I went out for a 4+ hour ride with Steve yesterday. It was the first time I’ve been out since American Zofingen. I was still a little sore, but really needed to get out. We got in 70+ miles, got … Continue reading

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