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Week in Review – 27 Oct 2019

The Marine Corps Marathon, a popular race in Washington DC, nicknamed People’s Marathon attracts 30,000 enthusiasts annually. That is just the runners not to mention volunteers and spectators.  Today is the 44th MCM and raining heavy at times. I can’t … Continue reading

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Setting Marathon Goal

  Each year I set my marathon goal.  While the outcome is straight forward, either I met it or not, the process of setting my goal is far from simple. Let alone the subsequent training and race day performance.  Allow … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 14 Jul 2019

Total mileage this week: 52. When day-to-day struggles are in our crosshairs, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s important or our purpose, let alone living a fuller life. But it would be a lie to say that we are … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – The Playground Bully?

  Marathon Training 38 min (4 mile), cloudy, breezy & 72 degree The Playground Bully Big news of the day is that US did not attack Iran – President Trump decided at the last minute (last night) to cancel the … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 7 – Negative Emotions

  Marathon Training 29 min (3 mi), cloudy with soothing breeze, 73 degree. Negative Emotions We all have negative emotions.  No argument there.  It’s part of being human.  The question is how well do we take care of them.  In … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 28 Apr 2019

  The first of my twenty week marathon training is complete.  My training strategy parallels closely to what I did last year with some refinements.  Similar process with incremental improvements in keeping with my training style. Noticeable already, I find … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 24 Feb 2019

Reading the news now-a-day, couldn’t help to sense negativism are all around – in government, social media, religion, school, etc. But losing hope is not an option. The alternative is worse – opposite of progress. First of all, don’t believe … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 14 – Running In NYC

  3.6 mile easy pace, sunny & 71 degree In the Big Apple for a quick visit.  Of course the City is much larger and denser than Washington DC.  Along with that, a more diversified social scene.  People of all … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Jul 2018

Week Thirteen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 50 (high mileage week). My weight is 145.6 pounds and resting heart rate 55 beats per minute. Only seven weeks left until  the Erie marathon.  Time flies when you are … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 10 – Primary Election Result

No running, voting day. Hot off the press update – we lost! As shocking and disappointing as the news were, it was what the voters decided.  I may write about what happened and what I learned once I can see … Continue reading

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