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Race Recap: Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon 2015

Surprise! I ran another marathon! Well, kind of a surprise. I tried not to tell too many people I was doing it but, since I work among runners, I kind of failed. It went…fine. I wasn’t 100% ready, mentally, to … Continue reading

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Four marathons a year: Why not?

I am one of those people who would like to join the 50 States Marathon Club. Just visiting all 50 states would be a great life goal, but it’s harder to get yourself to plan those trips if there’s not … Continue reading

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Happy marathonniversary to me

Two years ago today, I ran my first marathon in Philadelphia in 3:58:17. Now, I have run six of them, all under four hours, with a PR of 3:41:30. I am one of those jerks with a 26.2 sticker on … Continue reading

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“You look fit,” part 2

Last night’s post got some reactions (even though no one actually commented on it). A couple friends replied to it on my Tumblr, where I posted a link. One said, “Quit being ridiculously hard on yourself. You exercise every day … Continue reading

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The missing piece

Training for my next marathon starts in less than two weeks. I’ve already put my training plan – the same one I used to run my 3:43 last fall – into my Google calendar. I will be tweaking the split … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Big Sur International Marathon 2011

At last! I have obtained enough pictures from MarathonFoto and running buddies to do a recap of the 2011 Big Sur International Marathon. Race morning began nice and early, around 4:30 a.m. I had it relatively easy – since I … Continue reading

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2 Legit 2 Quit

I’ve made contact with my Big Sur running buddy, but I have yet to obtain the photos he took. The race recap will have to wait another day. In the meantime, I’ve registered for another marathon. The Pocono Marathon is … Continue reading

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