Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Others

Since I began running I have encountered a few strange run ins with, “the others.”  The others are those who acknowledge runners in unique ways.  These individuals motivate, intrigue and baffle me.   Take last night for example; we were out … Continue reading

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The Right Fit

I can’t stop day dreaming about it (the “it,” being running).  Especially on days like today, 50 degrees and sunny.  I think about how I can improve, become more involved, make my workouts more intense.  I sit at my desk … Continue reading

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My Running Petpiv

This may come as a shock to some of you but there are stop signs and traffic lights for a reason!  As a runner we see our life flash before our eyes many times when running urban areas.  I live … Continue reading

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The Recovery

When I started running 6 years ago recovery was the last thing I thought about, I just ran.  I focused on improving my pace and becoming an efficient runner.  It was just me and the pavement (and the occasional trail).  … Continue reading

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Grrrr, the doctor is needed!

Know when enough is enough.  For most dedicated runners this is tough to acknowledge.  Four days ago during a routine training run, my lower right calve began to ache.  I thought nothing of it, there is always some form of … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

There is always room for improvement no matter what you are trying to accomplish.  How does the saying go, “Don’t rest on your laurels?”  My running style, form, performance, and pace have significantly improved over the past 6 years.  Chicago 2005 … Continue reading

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My Next Adventure

With Boston approaching (only 27 days, but who’s counting) I find myself thinking, “What’s next.” When I began training for Boston I thought it would be my last marathon.  Training is extremely time consuming with work and a family.  I … Continue reading

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