Monthly Archives: June 2018

Day 6 Week 10 – Digital Economy – The Last Frontier

9 miles easy pace, sunny & 78 degree Last week the US Supreme Court decided to allow states to impose sales taxes on “online purchases even if the business doesn’t have a physical presence there.”  This is a reversal of … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 10 – Our Limitations

3 miles easy pace, sunny & 84 degree Every parent has said to their child at one time or another the Ben Franklin motivation line, “you can do anything you set your mind to.”  It is the gold standard in … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 10 – Heat Effect

  2 miles warm-up, 3 miles steady pace, 1 mile cool-down, cloudy & 81 degree Six miles in the eighty plus degree heat made it seemed longer.  Especially where the shades were nowhere to be found, and the sun was … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 10 – Post Election Thoughts

3 miles recovery pace, cloudy & 80 degree After lots of sleep and a recovery run today, the reality of yesterday’s Primary defeat is finally settling in with me.  A couple of lessons learned here: One – election campaign is … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 10 – Primary Election Result

No running, voting day. Hot off the press update – we lost! As shocking and disappointing as the news were, it was what the voters decided.  I may write about what happened and what I learned once I can see … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 10 – Homestretch

7 miles easy pace + 4 strides, sunny & 73 degree Not going to deny it, I am super tired as in barely able to keep my eyes open. No, no.  I am not tired from this morning’s run, nor … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 24 Jun 2018

Week Nine of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 45.  My weight is 149 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute. In the past nine weeks of Base Phase, I have been working mostly on my endurance.  … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 9 – Running Companion

  17 miles long run (185 minutes), light drizzle & 72 degree Running is a lonely sport.  I accept that (have been for a long time) in that nobody can run the distance for me.  But I am glad to … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Look And Feel Your Best With Intent

4 miles easy pace, overcast & 71 degree Looking and feeling great is more than coincidental.  Online stylist Elysha Lenkin offers one of the best advises I have heard.  Which is setting your intention to look and feel your best … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 9 – Between Dream & Reality

5 miles (steady pace 3 &4), sunny & 75 degree For most of us, there is a gap between our dream and reality.  Do we go after our dream or deal with our reality?  That is the question. I believe … Continue reading

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