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rest

it came to me around 6 a.m. I’m a dumbass. I have this training schedule that has my long run on Sunday. I’ve been worrying because Saturday and Sunday are the hardest work days and I don’t have much time. … Continue reading

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3 miles, 44:21 (14:45-131)

It went OK, I guess. Goal was 134-140 and official average came out to be 131. Sub-15, so that’s about right. Mostly squirreling in a good way. Geese, car crash, crazy dogs. Just another run … — 3 miles, 44:21 … Continue reading

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rest

What’s the answer? Prayer candles and beer. I forgot what the question was.

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3 miles, 46:27 (15:28, 120)

Almost exactly the same as yesterday. Or maybe the Garmin didn’t work today and I’m just copying in yesterday’s numbers again. Squirreling on the track. Patience. — 3 miles, 46:27 (15:28, 120) 10 a.m., track, 94 15:12, 15:09, 16:02 146, … Continue reading

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3 miles, 46:24 (15:25-121)

I can do this. I don’t have to believe it. I only have to say it. Felt OK. Decent amount of trotting mixed in with stroll. I guess that’s the new goal. Trot 3 miles. Set that bar high! — … Continue reading

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4.16 miles, 1:03.09 (15:09-124)

I woke up at 6 a.m. with the nagging feeling that something wasn’t quite right. What was it? My mind played mental gymnastics with the possibilities, which included an unfortunate dismount from the rings. Damn lack of upper body strength. … Continue reading

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5 miles 1:16.34 (15:17-126)

The prophet Scott Modzelewski once said, “If you have to walk, walk like you mean it.” I tried doing this today, and I think it’s the answer. 5 miles, 1:16.34 (15:17-126). I just worked on my sidle for the entire 5. … Continue reading

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