Author Archives: Matt

Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K Recap

It feels like I haven’t raced in a long time…it had only been since the end of September, but it felt like a long time. I’ve only run a handful of times since then, let alone race, so I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Faster Than a Turtle is on Facebook

Hey everyone…I just want to let you know that Faster Than a Turtle is on Facebook. I’ll be posting some content there above and beyond what I post here on the blog. Please feel free to check out the page … Continue reading

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Brooksie Way 2012 Half Marathon Recap

This year marked the fifth anniversary of the Brooksie Way Half Marathon and 5K, and it was the second year in which I’ve participated in the Brooksie Way. I set my half marathon PR in this race last year, back … Continue reading

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Brooksie Way Bib

Brooksie Way Half Marathon Bib - 2012

I got my bib for Sunday’s

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Catching Up

Yikes. This unplanned blogging hiatus has been much longer than I realized. I’ve caught up with the following race recaps from this summer. All three were small, but fun, races. Strut for the Strays 5K Rhonda Walker Give and Get … Continue reading

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Rochester Rotary 10K Recap

My wife and I wanted to run a race within a few weeks of the upcoming Brooksie Way half marathon to get some practice running in a race environment while (ideally) maintaining a steady pace. We had considered doing the … Continue reading

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Rhonda Walker Foundation Give and Get Fit 5K Recap

Here’s another “better late than never” race recap from the summer . . . My wife and I wanted to run a second race in July, and while we wavered between a 5K and a 10K, we decided to run … Continue reading

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Strut for the Strays 5K Recap

This race recap is very late, but better late than never . . . My wife and I planned this race around a weekend visit to the other side of the state in July (yes, this recap is that late). … Continue reading

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Run 2 Read 5K Recap

I took 12 days off from running after the Bayshore Marathon, and just resumed running a few days ago on a reduced schedule similar to the one I was on in the weeks leading up to Bayshore – runs done … Continue reading

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Happy National Running Day

Happy National Running Day! In honor of this “runners’ holiday,” many runners have been posting responses to the question, “Why do you run?” On the most basic level, I run because I can. I know many people aren’t physically able … Continue reading

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