Category Archives: awareness

Day 6 Week 17 – Putting Others’ Interests First?

It sounds honorable to “put other people’s interest first” but much difficult in practice. Businesses say their customers is number one.  Governments claim the same for their citizens.  Schools about their students.  So on.  But everyone, and I mean everyone, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 17 – Our Worst Enemy

Is ourselves. Why do I say that?  Our vivid mind undermines us.  Imaging that it’s getting dark and you see a shadow in the corner.  Is it a burglar, a ghost, or something scarier?  Our imagination does the worst things … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 17 – Behave The Way You Want The World To Be

7 mile easy.  58 degree Fahrenheit. Why is it that people are hired for their skills and fired for their behavior? If you ask me, I believe it’s what people DO and not what they SAY that reflects their true … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 17 – Marathon Reminder

  3 x 2.5 mi tempo interval (7:31 – 7:48) w/ 5 min jogging/walking rest, 1.5 miles warm up & cool down “25 days to the big race” is what the countdown clock on my blog says (the big race … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 17 – Live & Learn

5 mile tempo run at 7:39 – 7:57 pace, 2 mile warm up, 1 mile cool down. 59 degree Fahrenheit, ideal for running. My body shuddered when I stepped outside for my morning run as cool breezes swept fall leaves … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 44 Third week of Marathon Specific training, workouts intend to condition my body for the 26.2 miles challenge.  Workouts like the hill to tempo, tempo intervals, and surges aim to train my legs to run … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 16 – Running Surges

14  mile long run with 6 x 90 second surges @ 5K pace and 5 min easy jog in-between the surges At the beginning of today’s run, my legs felt sluggish.  Not a good sign.  Perhaps the built up of … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 16 – A Day Off

Friday the 13th – no running today. Not because I am afraid of running into a black cat.   But because it is my day off from running, a scheduled day of rest, and a day I savor so so … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – On Aging

  6 mile recovery run, cool, 65 degree Fahrenheit. The security of knowledge and possession of skills and material necessities are common goals for many of us.  Their ownership builds confidence for individuals and by extension the society as a … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 16 – Thoughts on Tempo Intervals

6 x 1 mile @ 10K pace (7:42) w/ 90 sec rest, 1 mile warm up & cool down, overcast, 72 degree Fahrenheit Ran today’s tempo intervals over a mile course back and forth.  My time were as follows: 7:22, … Continue reading

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