Category Archives: Running

Bayshore Marathon Recap

Happy Memorial Day. My sincerest thanks and appreciation for all who have served in the United States Armed Forces and sacrificed for our freedom. Well, I did it. I ran the Bayshore Marathon in Traverse City, MI on Saturday – … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch

Only a few days until the Bayshore Marathon. Wow. Time has been flying for me, and while I’d love another six weeks or so to train, I’m also very anxious to just run the race already. Am I ready for … Continue reading

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Borgess Half Marathon Recap

I ran the Borgess Half Marathon last Sunday. It was my fourth half marathon, and last year’s Borgess running of this event was my first half marathon. I really liked the race last year, and I enjoyed it again this year. It’s … Continue reading

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The Good and the Bad

Hey there. It’s been a while… The very condensed version of the last few weeks: Busy season at work wrapped up last week. More time to run, relax, and catch up on a lot of things that were pushed aside … Continue reading

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Keeping it Together

The last few weeks of marathon training have been as much of a running roller coaster as I’ve had in my 3.5 years of running consistently. I’m quickly learning that marathon training can be as difficult mentally as it is … Continue reading

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Doubts

Happy “spring forward” day! The weekend started off a little chilly here, but today has been warm and sunny. A perfect pre-Spring day in Michigan, and great for spending time outside. I had 16 miles on the schedule today, with … Continue reading

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Math and Other Problems

I ran an indoor 5K last weekend, and I didn’t wear my Garmin watch because the race was inside. I know Garmins can be used as regular stopwatches (without the GPS functionality), but when there’s no GPS signal available I … Continue reading

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Genesys 5K/10K Race Recap

We made the easy drive up to Grand Blanc this morning for the 5K portion of the Genesys 5K/10K indoor race. We were immediately impressed with the Genesys Athletic Club when we arrived, and that was before we even got to … Continue reading

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In the Race

It feels like I haven’t raced in forever, though it has only been about three months. That’ll change this weekend when I run the 5K portion of the Genesys 5K/10K. It sounds like a very cool race – it’s indoors … Continue reading

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Out of the Loop

Yikes – apologies that I’ve pretty much been a ghost around here the past few weeks. :/ I’ve been getting used to my new work schedule (including the recent beginning of longer “busy season” hours), but that’s no excuse to … Continue reading

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