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Countdown To The Big RaceErie MarathonSeptember 9th, 2018Thanks for visiting and keep running for your health.
The phrase is often associated with self discipline but in a negative way: the mind has control of the body and can overpower one’s body to accomplish things. It may work for a little while, but in the long run … Continue reading
I am free to be me. Isn’t that always the case, you ask? Yes but, allow me to explain: I am not free if I don’t know it, feel it, or realize it. Like many, I face self imprisonment. Shackled … Continue reading
It has been two weeks of transition from my marathon in Erie, PA to off-season, a time typically marked by gradual healing, reflective soul searching, and occasionally a sense of nullness. I say “typically” because this time I applied my … Continue reading
I enjoy good health and have been fortunate thus far in life without major hiccup. When I went for my annual physical checkup a few weeks ago, I asked the doctor that given my age (retired) am I out-of-the-woods as … Continue reading
In memory of Senator John McCain. Week Eighteen of my Erie Marathon training. Total miles ran this week: 40. weight is 143.5 pounds and resting heart rate 57 beats per minute. No question the Personal Record at the Annapolis 10 miler was … Continue reading
16 miles long run fast finish, sunny & 78 degree. America has lost a good man.
7 mile easy pace, cool & 72 degree “How low can we go?” was the question came to mind when I saw the headline on President Trump labeling Ms. Omarosa, his former White House Advisor, a dog. Normally this question … Continue reading
8 mile easy pace + 6 strides, cool & 71 degree Entering the last week of my Marathon Specific Phase, I feel recovered from the Saturday’s 21 miles run. My body shows no sign of fatigue as if my empty”tank” … Continue reading
2 mile warm up, 5 mile tempo, 1 mile cool down, sunny & 78 degree Feels good to be back on the marathon training after a day of unexpected “off.” By now my body is more conditioned to go out, … Continue reading