Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tapering Blues

I’m about halfway through the tapering period before the marathon and I’m totally bummed out.  I am always depressed a little.  It has been more overcast this week too.  And I’m not running as much, still four days, but much … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Runs (and other randomness)

Today was a big day: 22 miles.  More significantly, today was the last of the big runs.  Although there are still three weeks until the marathon, from here on out I am tapering my runs — lowering both mileage and … Continue reading

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There goes the neighborhood

Okay, I have to blog this because it’s too good not to. We were on our way home today and pulling into our neighborhood.  All of the sudden Grace starts babbling on and on about having “three wishes.” She’s listing all … Continue reading

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The Best Worst Run Ever…or so far anyway

Let’s just start with the moral of the story: DO NOT PUT JALAPENOS ON YOUR PIZZA LESS THAN 24 HOURS BEFORE YOUR 18 MILE RUN! The stats from today’s run kind of tell the whole story: Total distance: 18 miles … Continue reading

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