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Race Recap: Chicago Marathon 2015

I’ll start with the positive stuff: This is a really great marathon. I’ve only run a handful of marathons with 10,000+ runners (Philly, NYC, Marine Corps, Disney) and Chicago was the best organized. Your corral assignment (which can’t be changed) determines … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Via Half Marathon 2015

First, let me show you a picture of my recovery dinner. (I had a pretty boring postrace brunch, simply because I was queasy from the run.) That’s supposed to be a salad, guys. It was probably 25% lettuce and tomato, … Continue reading

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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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Race Recap: Wineglass Marathon 2014

“All PRs are good PRs” has been my mantra since I finished this race. I did run a PR–a 3:35:40. (Probably. That’s what the text tracking and my watch said. Official race results say 3:34:53, which, ??) And given everything that went … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Kelly LaBare 5K 2014

This race was my first ever road race back in 2003 (!), so when I realized I’d be in Binghamton for it, I figured it might be cool to do it again. “I’ll totally blow my 16-year-old self out of … Continue reading

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Race Recap: St. Luke’s Half Marathon 2014

Until I have photos from the race to share, here is a picture of my cat sprawled out in a sunbeam. (Edited to add: I have photos now, but I’m still going to leave this here. Everybody loves Nermal.) So, I … Continue reading

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Race Recap: West End St. Patrick’s 5K 2014

If Syracuse hadn’t lost to Dayton Saturday, I might have consumed less beer and cheese the night before my race. And if I had consumed less beer and cheese the night before my race, I might have run a 5K … Continue reading

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