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oh, well

SoM done in by tacos. You must abide by life’s priorities …

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SoM day 7 — 4m, 59:44 (14:54, 122)

This is our pal Char. She turned 89 today. She got Spam and Jagermeister for her birthday. She isn’t sure why. I want to be Char when I grow up. Except for maybe the Jagermeister. And the Spam. And the … Continue reading

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SoM day 6 — 3m, 44:37 (14:49-115)

There is nothing more cruel in life than a late-night run in which you go buy the taco stand TWICE on Taco Tuesday. This was my first late-night jaunt in the SoM, and I sorta loved it. The mad dog … Continue reading

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SoM day 5 — 3m, 44:46 (14:53, 114)

A guy was in lane 1 today wearing a shirt from this year’s Pat’s Run, the local 4.2 mile race to honor the memory of former Arizona State and Cardinals football player Pat Tillman. I thought this was fitting, given … Continue reading

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SoM day 4 — 4m, 59:28 (14:50, 121)

The mad dog is still underwater. It hasn’t rained in two weeks. How is this even possible? I feel totally crappy. I blame global warming. SoM day 4 mad dog, 6:30 p.m., 93 4 miles, 59:28 (14:50, 121) 14:38, 14:53, … Continue reading

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SoM day 3 — 44:43 (14:53, 129)

I may be old. I may be slow. But I am now the proud owner of a pristine Bill Rodgers singlet from the late 1970s. I had this singlet before The Great Purge of 1997 and I was fast. I … Continue reading

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SoM day 2 — 3m, 41:49 (13:53, 132)

“Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.” — Barack Obama quoting Hemingway about McCain. Or … Continue reading

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