Category Archives: travel

Day 5 & 6 Week 18 – Home Again

Travel days – no running. Feels good to be back home.  Where everything is familiar, comfortable.  Not that I did not enjoy my trip.  It was totally fine including the hotels I stayed at.  Very clean and comfortable.  But there … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 18 – City Running

  tempo interval 2 x 2 mile (16 min) with 4 minute rest, 1 mile warm up & cool down Tempo intervals in the city.  Which meant I had to dodge traffics, people, and stop for traffic signals.  Knowing this, … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 9 – Welcome Home

7 miles easy + 4 strides The transition from travel mode to home has taken several days for me.  When on travel, eating out was the top order of the day.  No matter where I was, finding good eats was … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Aug 2017

Another low mileage week, 20 miles. Finally made it home after 2+ weeks of traveling.  While it was a great to spend time with the family on vacation, our trip was exhausting, being on the road (and sea) during these … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 8 – Counter Terrorism?

6 miles easy recovery run (delayed posting for 17 Aug 2017) Barcelona was attacked by terrorists (ISIS claimed responsibility) yesterday.  13 dead and 100+ injured.  A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people, similar to the Charlottesville, VA attack just … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 8 – Treadmill Running

2 mi w/u + 5 mi steady, + 1 mi c/d (treadmill) It has been a long time since I ran on a treadmill.  And today, that is what I did – 8 miles on the treadmill.   Let me … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 8 – Is it working? How could you tell?

6 mile easy with 7 fartleks Going on 8 weeks, I have been building my base running.  How do I know if I am progressing in the right direction?  Or for that matter, the right pace I need to support … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 8 – Life Without Internet!

Unimaginable – picture your world without the internet!  No social media, no Google Search, no Youtube  .  .   .  No way, right? But that is the digital detox I am going through.   Never realized how addicted my life … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 13 Aug 2017

Ran 13.7 miles today and a total of 21.7 miles this week. I am traveling this and next week.  Coincidentally,  my running so happens a low mileage recovery week.  So all is well. Invariably, what I see, hear, and experience … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 7 – Running Water

This may sound strange.  But I realized only recently that I have been taking running water for granted.  Turn on the faucet and the water flows.  Running water is a feature most of us living in the U.S. come to … Continue reading

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