Category Archives: leadership

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 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 6 Week 14 – Marathon Training Feedback

11 mile (including a Park Run 5k at the FLetcher’s Cove). Combo run today – parked at C & O Canal Lock 7 and jogged to the Fletcher’s Cove for the Park Run 5k race and jogged back afterwards.   … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 11 – A Training Lull?

Rest/ Off day – Yoga for core My marathon training is hitting a lull.  Trucking along at scheduled pace and mileage. Day after day.  Things begin to feel a bit flat.  Kinda like the feeling between mile 15 through 19 … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 11 – Patience, Part 3

  5 mile easy. When my mind is agitated, my patience becomes short.  Regrettably, my behaviors sometimes follow suit.  As you can probably guess that the outcome is never good.  Hurtful feelings linger on. Then I came upon April Stern’s … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 11 – Labor Day Celebrations

7 miles easy Celebrated this national holiday by participated in two local Labor Day parades supporting a candidate for local office.  A gorgeous day for parades by the way. Temperature were in low 80s, families of young and old gathered … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 3 Sep 2017

I reached the half way point of my 20 week marathon training. Obviously it is still a work in progress.  But so far my progress is trending in the right direction (my marathon pace went from 8:40 to 8:26 so … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Hurricane Thoughts

A beautiful day here in the Mid-Atlantic.  Low humidity and pleasant temperature.  No scorching heat like some other places.  And definitely no hurricane. Having said that, the National Hurricane Center (hurricane.gov) is reporting that Hurricane Harvey, now Category 4, will … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 7 – Me & The Natural Order

Rest/ Off day, no running “Do what’s appropriate,” or something similar, is a Chinese saying I have heard. Meaning as we march through life, there is a natural order of things that we fit in.  Knowing what to do and … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 6 Aug 2017

Ran 12.5 miles today and 40+ miles this week. This has been week number 6 of my marathon training. A lot of the nuts and bolts from my training I blogged about.  From active recovery to training plan, mental strategy … Continue reading

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