Category Archives: inspiration

Day 3 Week 17 – Working With Others

Marathon Training 60 min (6 mi recovery run), cloudy, pleasant & 75 degree Working With Others I am a task oriented person. Meaning getting the job done is important to me.  Over the years through experiences I have learned  that … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 17 – Inspirations On Running

  Marathon Training Cross training: yoga for upper body, no running Inspirations On Running On Saturday, Jeannie Rice finished the Akron Half Marathon with a record time of 1:37:03.  Her time not only won her the age group title but … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 15 – Fortitude

  Marathon Training 103 min (10 mi), sunny, humid & 75 degree Fortitude I completed my “down week” today with a 10 miler.  But three of my fellow SRC members did their long run of  20 miles.  They are training … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 11 – The Answers

  Marathon Training 8 mi: 5 x 1 mi tempo interval w/ 90 sec break in between + 2 mi warm up & 1 mi cool down; sunny weather, pleasant & 70 degree Splits for my tempo intervals were: 7:56, … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 10 – Being Not Afraid

  Marathon Training 57 min (6 miles incl 2 tempo @ 7:59 & 7:50), sunny & 74 degree.  Good tempo paces today. Target range is from 7:57 to 8:07. Being Not Afraid Hard to believe it’s already last week of … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 8 – Writing As A Hack

  Marathon training 64 min (1 mi warm up & cool down + 5 mi steady), overcast, pleasant & 66 degree Writing as a hack A phrase that stuck in my head is a quote from Kevin Systrom, the Instagram … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 7 – Beyond Pain and Pleasure

Marathon Training 67 min (7 mi) + strides, sunny & 64 degree Beyond Pain and Pleasure? Short of human survival, our choices of where to focus our attention are commonly on pain and pleasure.  More explicitly, to avoid pains and … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 6 – An Epiphany Moment

  Marathon Training 29 min (3 mi) and sunny & 68 degree An Epiphany Moment Saw this quote from the site Soul Gatherings that turned my thinking around: Old age, to the unlearned, is winter;to the learned, it is harvest … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 3 – Dandelions, My Spiritual Partners?

  48 min (5 miles) with fartlek, pleasant & 63 degree Pulling dandelions can be a frustrating experience – they have long roots and are very persistent. But like most things in life, how we frame our experience can have … Continue reading

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Week n Review – 14 Apr 2019

This week sums up to be a confusing time for me . The volatile weather of the spring (i.e. it’s warm and cold) gets me lost coming and going. On top of that, the haze surrounding Washington politics and country … Continue reading

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