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Day 4 Week 12 – Fun Run

5 miles recovery pace, sunny & 76 degree I enjoy running because I believe it is good for my health.  And I want my runs to be fun.  Therefore, once in a while I set out to run deliberately slow, … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 11 – The Right Push

2 mile warm up, 2 mile tempo, and 1 mile cool down, humid & 76 degree Determined not to deal with another 90+ degree run like yesterday, I got out early this morning to beat the heat.   Nonetheless the air was … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 10 – Our Limitations

3 miles easy pace, sunny & 84 degree Every parent has said to their child at one time or another the Ben Franklin motivation line, “you can do anything you set your mind to.”  It is the gold standard in … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 May 2018

My weight is 152 pounds and resting heart rate 56 beats per minute. So glad to have this down week planned in my marathon training.  I was four weeks into my training at the beginning of the week and accumulated 103 … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5 – A Win-Win Approach

  4 miles easy pace with fartlek surges, cloudy & 67 degree The morning air was cool, and my strides felt good.  Instead of the planned three miles, I ran four including a couple fartlek during mile 3. Since this being … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 4 – A Wasted Breath

5 miles (2 miles easy pace, 2 miles steady, 1 mile easy), slightly humid & 69 degree We go through life doing many things.  Even on a daily basis, routine matters, special events, or surprises (the unplanned happenings) occupy our … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 3 – College Moving Day

4 miles with fartlek surges during mile 3. Cloudy and 55 degree. Big day today.  The fartlek runs this morning had my legs a bit stiff for the balance of the day.  But the main event today was moving my … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 2 – Life’s Up and Down Moments

  10 miles long run, cloudy & 71 degree Attended my son’s graduation today.  Gorgeous weather for the occasion and exciting time for the graduates and families.  In the midst of celebrating, a poignant thought occurred to me that life … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 2 – Real News

4 miles, easy pace with a steady run for mile 3 (my splits: 9:04, 9:02, 8:33, 8:50) , sunny & 65 degree. While I am well into the second week of my marathon training, lots of events are happening around … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Apr 2018

In a democracy freedom of speech is a right. But “tell it like it really is” often results in complicating and obscuring the truth. Especially when the motive is strategic. Personal branding and fake news are two examples come to … Continue reading

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