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12 Miles to Bull Durham

December 22, 2012

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It wasn’t me I have to admit that last week, when I was staring down 11 miles, I was intimidated.  I was intimidated the whole week long just thinking about it.  10 was a challenge, so one more mile might kick my bottom dollar.  And, not gonna lie, it kind of did.  However, for some […]

Don’t be afraid of the rain!

December 8, 2012

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Today I completed a serious ten, which felt great for the first eight miles, but boy I felt those last two!  I am very happy I kept my pace, as recommended by my training program.  I am training for my first full marathon, and I chose a program for a “sub 4 marathon.” It was […]

Nerd Alert!

December 8, 2012

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I was just drinking coffee on my back porch watching the runners go by on the trail through the trees.  A beautiful man in his mid fifties with a Santaesque shape was running his you know what off while singing a song he may have made up “I feel ok! I feel great! I feel […]

Official Marathoner In Training

December 4, 2012

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The original title of this post was going to be “Sad and Doughy goes shopping,” but I decided to wait a few days until my piss-poor attitude turned around.  I did acquire some new winter running pants, as my official marathon training is now in full swing. It was a mortifying experience, had a significant […]