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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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Run And Walk Are Different

  If you think running is like walking but faster, like a fast walk,  welcome to the club. I did not appreciate the different mechanics of running and walking until recently.  Mixing the two not only confuses the runner but … Continue reading

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Running Goals – 2016

For a long time, my running goals have been running for my health on a macro level and qualifying for the Boston Marathon tactically.  The golden rule in goal setting is specificity. The more clear, detailed the goals are the … Continue reading

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Heartache

The human heart was not designed to beat outside the human body and yet, each child represented just that – a parent’s heart bared, beating forever outside its chest.” ― Debra Ginsberg Heartache is one of those gifts from life that … Continue reading

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The Paper Pile

One could not help but notice the pile of paper that occupies a corner of the floor by my desk in the study.  Does not matter coming or going, I see the pile.  I step over it, around it, even … Continue reading

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