Category Archives: Exercise

Ryan ties his shoes. Again.

Location:  Provo River Trail Miles:  4.5 Time:  6:35 am Pace:  0:9:08 Temp:  20 degrees Weather:  Slightly cloudy on horizon People I saw:  Ran with Ryan, saw a guy who refuses to wave- must fix this. Pain/injuries:  Some left groin pain, … Continue reading

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The great rebellion of the ducks

Location:  Provo River Trail, down to North Jetty Miles:  6 miles Time:  0:48:55 Pace:  0:8:15 Temp:  15 Weather:  Mostly clear, moon slivered People I saw:  One other guy, dressed head to toe, plus a walker Notes:  Today I wasn’t feeling … Continue reading

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11 degrees of bliss

Location:  Provo River Trail Miles:  1 mile warmup, 5 miles run with Ryan. Time:  Started at 6:23 am Pace:  0:8:58 Temp:  11 degrees Weather:  Cold and clear People I saw:  Ran with Ryan Ryan and I started our run without … Continue reading

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Cold and dark (but mostly cold) (but also very, very dark)

I started running about two hours ago.  My run has been over for more than an hours.  My hands, ears, chin and butt are still cold.  It will take another two or more hours to really feel warm, again.  This … Continue reading

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A windy, hammy run

So my hamstring hurts.  Like, a ‘6’.  I can run with it, but I have to be careful, take short strides, run slower, etc.  This is due to not strengthening properly, allowing my body to heal and running a blistering … Continue reading

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The SaltAir 1/2 marathon, or “My last race as a 30-something…”

I have to admit:  I’m getting a little burned out.  Today was the third weekend in a row of racing.  On the 25 of October, I ran the Howloween 1/2 marathon.  Last Saturday I ran a 10k that gained 2700 … Continue reading

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A run to the moon and back

This morning, I knew I needed to run some trail and get some hills.  So off to the BST I go.  I drove over to the Y trailhead and started off, nervous that this was going to really hurt. Almost … Continue reading

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My 1/2 size-too-small Altra Lone Peak 1.5’s that I’m selling

Posting this so that potential buyers can see what they’re getting.  🙂

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Three miles run; 2.5 miles walk; .5 mile sprint for the train

I’ve been playing a bit with continuing to run when I’m sick.  Not when I’m at my worst (pneumonia, for instance), mind you.  I’m not screwing around with 3-5 months of downtime.  But this whole allergy/cold/asthma thing that’s dogged me … Continue reading

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2015 races to consider

Tonight I was going over my 2015 running calendar.  I need to be careful in choosing races that will help to propel me toward another marathon PR.  So this is a list of races that seem interesting to me. January … Continue reading

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