Monthly Archives: August 2016

Day 3 Week 10 – Throw the Bums Out

8/31/2016 – 8 AM run, cool, 6 miles easy plus 6 striders Repeated the approach from yesterday (on my running form) and it worked well again, except when it came to the striders. I had to re-learn to open my … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 10 – Don’t Give Up

8/29/2016 – 7 AM run, cool, 6 miles easy After a day of rest from the A-10 race, I jogged 6 miles with focus on my running form. First, tried to emulate my right foot in running to my left … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 10 – It’s A Fleeting Life

8/29/2016 – recovering from A-10, no running In the movie “City Slickers” Mitch, played by Billy Crystal, was asking about the “one thing” in life.  If you haven’t seen the movie, here is the 30 second clip on that conversation. Mitch … Continue reading

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Day 7 Week 9 – Week In Review (28 Aug 2016)

8/28/2016 – 7 AM run, humid, Annapolis 10 miler, 1:20:52.49 The Annapolis Ten miler not only did not disappoint in delivering its famous 3 Hs (heat, humidity and hills) but also humbled me once again. My time was on part with … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 9 – A-10 Race Eve

8/27/2016 – 7 AM run, 3 miles easy Took a light run on account the Annapolis Ten miler race is tomorrow.  Based on this morning’s weather, tomorrow will be hot and relatively humid.  The A-1o is a popular but not … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Heat Run

8/26/2016 – 10 AM run, sunny & hot, 6 Miles easy Ran a heat run to acclimate myself for the upcoming Annapolis ten milers this Sunday. Weather was  sunny, hot, 80+ degree, but not too humid. In this weather, cicadas was … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 9 – The Dream

8/25/2016 – 7 AM run, sunny & cool, 8 miles easy Back in running.  My right foot and lower back feel good.   So I am good for the Annapolis 10 miler this Sunday.  It will be my first race … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 9 – Summer Lull?

8/24/2016 – recovery day 2, no running Hello? What is going on? Am I feeling a summer lull? Let’s see, it is late August: 81 days to my Harrisburg Marathon, 76 days to the U.S. Presidential election, and a week … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 9 – Not Busy

8/23/2016 – recovery day,  drills With the Annapolis ten miler coming up this Sunday, I am giving the blister on my right foot a rest.  No running today. Instead, I opt for the Achilles and general strength drills. A common excuse … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 9 – Social Responsibility

8/22/2016 – 8 AM run, sunny & cool, 3 miles warm up, 4 miles @ 8:00 to 8:10 pace, 2 miles cool down.  My time split was 8:24, 8:08, 8:21, 8:05. But the worst part was that I got a blister. … Continue reading

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