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rest

It seemed like a good idea. I’m working an earlier shift, so I could finish up, go home, prop my feet up for a minute, and then go out for a run around 11 p.m. This strategy worked flawlessly right … Continue reading

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3 miles, 53:15 (17:20-125)

sort of silly hot. best thing about running when it’s 115 is that it’s easy to get heart rate into target zone. worst thing is constant impending death. life is a series of compromises. — 3 miles, 53:15 (17:20-125) mesa … Continue reading

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at least now I have someone to blame

“Even if I strike out miserably, let’s say I go to the Portland Track Festival and I run a 1:55 and I’m this old, fat has-been running around the track. I love it. I love that. That’s a beautiful way … Continue reading

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5k race, 35:31 (11:29)

i’m running along just a few hundred meters into the race when i see him up ahead. silver hair, lean physique, dark tan, million-mile legs, no socks, old skechers. it has to be Don Freaking Winkley. plus, the back of … Continue reading

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3.1 miles, 36:18 (11:43)

facebook analyzed my posts from the past few weeks and came to this conclusion. apparently i am leaving mo for marcia, i am a sucker for perfect pizza, and i enjoy painting eggs. i suppose you can’t question science. which … Continue reading

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3.1 miles, 46:16 (14:56)

so it’s come to this. i was thinking today about the old days and how some guys would do Really Bad Things to their bodies in the name of training. one of those things was DMSO.  DMSO was a horse … Continue reading

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3.1 miles, 37:00 (11:57)

ok considering i haven’t run in about 10 years. just tried to keep hr around 150. never switched watch over to time. felt fine first mile, then the usual fade. but it was fun. that’s the important thing, right? screw … Continue reading

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