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Day 4 Week 7 – A Running Life Style?

2 mile easy. Well, normally 2 miles would be my warm up run, but today it is all I could barely handle. I am not over-trained but am traveling.  And being on the road is taking a lot out of … Continue reading

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Why Aspire Marathon Again?

I have signed up for the 2017 Aspire Harrisburg marathon.  This marathon is where I injured my foot last year and did not finish for the first time.  This year, the marathon will be 12 Nov 2017 and my second … Continue reading

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Fix-up? What Fix-up?

Ever heard the saying: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?  The phrase makes perfect sense if you stay with the status quo.  You know, leave well enough alone, why make change if there is no need? etc. Unless you want progress. … Continue reading

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Needs Unmet?

Psychologist Abraham Maslow theorized that there are five levels of needs for human.  Below is my Reader’s Digest version: Survival (the most basic human need) Security (against external threats) Social (or relational affiliation and support) Self-worth (or respect from one’s achievement or value … Continue reading

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Day 7 Week 20 – Week in Review (13 Nov 2016)

11/13/2016 – 8 AM Aspire Harrisburg Marathon, total 23 miles for the week (not including the marathon). A twofer this week: the Presidential Election on Tuesday and my Aspire Harrisburg Marathon today.  Donald Trump won the election against Hillary Clinton, … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 7 – The Heat Effect

8/13/2016 – 7 AM run, hot & humid, 7 miles easy The most common three words I heard around the trail this morning was “It is hot.” And they weren’t kidding.  It was hot and humid even early in the … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 5 – Weakest Link

7/29/2016 – 7 AM run, warm & muggy, 14 easy miles Longest training run to date. On top of that the humidity was high and took a beating on the body.  However, I was able to maintain my running form for … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 2 – Pain & Suffering

7/9/2019 – no running, traveling day In casual manner, the terms pain & suffering are used interchangeably, like “health & fitness.” Truth is that nothing can be further. Pain is different from suffering just like being fit is different from … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 2 – Summer Fun?

7/7/2016 – no running, nursing blisters, day 3 This is day 3 for me to be grounded by blisters under my right foot.  But in a way, it was a blessing in disguise.  The Washington D.C. summer heat kicked in … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 1 – Healthy Running

6/28/16 – 8 AM run, cloudy and dry, 6 easy miles The biggest shift for me this marathon training season is migrating to healthy running. What do I mean by healthy running?  Aren’t we all running for our health? “Healthy … Continue reading

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