Category Archives: General

Olympic Trials, Getting Back in Shape, etc.

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I had a pretty relaxing weekend, though it seemed to go by much too quickly (as usual). The U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon for the men and women were held in Houston, TX … Continue reading

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New Stuff

I know cliches about anything related to the word “new” are a part of every new year, but I truly have experienced some newness so far in 2012. First and foremost for me, I started a new job last week! … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, etc.! I hope you’re having a great holiday season and have had or will have an opportunity to spend time with family, friends, and loved ones. I’m very thankful this holiday season…I’m grateful throughout … Continue reading

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Seven Random Facts

Although I’ve been called “random” many times in my life, I’ve tried to keep my blog posts mostly related to running. However, Becki from The Middle Miles recently tagged me to write a post with seven random facts about myself, so … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! It’s one of my favorite holidays because I have a very sweet tooth, I love seeing cool costumes, and fall is my favorite season. I ran a Halloween-themed race last year, but didn’t run one this year. It … Continue reading

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Going With the (Pure)Flow

I bought some new running shoes a few days ago. I’m one of those running geeks who loves getting new gear – especially shoes – so this was definitely one of the running-related highlights of my week. Over the last … Continue reading

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A Sick Vacation

Ugh – I know I’m very overdue for a post. The last couple of weeks have been pretty hectic, though they haven’t been hectic enough to be a legitimate excuse for not posting. Last Monday, my wife and I went … Continue reading

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Music Monday…

I hope you had a great weekend! Mine was very good, and very busy. We went to concerts Friday and Saturday night at small local clubs; I took some photos at one of those concerts; I watched a lot of … Continue reading

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Mileage, Mileage, Mileage

My training hasn’t been too eventful lately. I’ve just been trying to put in a decent (for me) amount of mileage on a consistent basis. Despite taking a few more rest days in August than I had planned, I set … Continue reading

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Mapping a Course

I usually have a good idea of where I’m headed when I’m running – I like to get at least a general idea ahead of time of my planned route, even if some things change along the way. Unlike running, … Continue reading

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