Author Archives: Matt

August Recap

My goals in August were to continue running consistently (and ideally stay pain free), increase the distance of my long runs, and do some speed work. Two out of three ain’t bad, right? I stayed consistent with my number of … Continue reading

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AdvoKate 10K Recap

Like we usually do for shorter local races, we waited until the last minute to decide whether or not to run the AdvoKate Charity Run & Walk 10K on August 3. This is the seventh year for this race which, according to … Continue reading

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July Recap

After dealing with lingering injuries and a busy work schedule at the beginning of the year, I’ve finally been able to steadily increase my mileage over the last few months. After running fairly consistently in June, I tried to be … Continue reading

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Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Race Recap

We had decided to run this 5.05-mile race a while back, well before I struggled through the Fifth Third River Bank Run 25K. Regardless of how the River Bank Run went, I wasn’t going to miss this race. We ran … Continue reading

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Fifth Third River Bank Run 25K Recap

I waited until May to run my first race of the year. I didn’t plan it that way, but with my lingering hamstring/glute/hip flexor injury, my hectic work schedule from January until April, and various other stuff going on, I … Continue reading

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Back At It

Well, my training has been almost as sporadic as my blog updates….which isn’t a good thing. I have been running the last few months, though not nearly as much (or as fast) as I’d like. Some of my reduced training has been … Continue reading

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Plugging Along

Not too much has been new with me on the running front. I’ve just been plugging along and logging miles when I can. This winter hasn’t been quite as nice as last winter (nice meaning warmer and less snowy), but … Continue reading

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