Category Archives: Running

The courage to stay in bed

Location:  Home, in bed Miles:  0.0 Time:  Early-ish Pace:  Had some salsa, last night Temp:  75 degrees Weather:  Dark People I saw:  My wife and children Pain/injuries:  Yes For just about over a year, I’ve wanted to start resting.  The … Continue reading

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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 Howloween 1/2 Marathon, parts one (the run) and two (the purge)

This report is one of three in a series that I should call, “Why we don’t race three weekends in a row”. Earlier in the year I kept seeing discounted race invites in my email.  So I kept signing up. … Continue reading

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Nathan finds his marathon pace…and not a moment too soon

I knew this was a big run.  This was a run that would either tell me that the marathon was going to break me, or that I’d be able to finish with a decent time. Now I’m not one for … Continue reading

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A horrible, no-good run

This week I haven’t slept…much.  Jackson has been a light sleeper and it’s been taking its toll.  Allergies have been acting up.  On Saturday (with help) I worked on a roof leak (fixed!) and finishing up a deck and stairs … Continue reading

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A late night run on the Provo River Trail

  Last night I posted to Facebook, inviting anyone to go on a 4-5 mile run with me. No one took up the offer, so I thought I wouldn’t go. Instead I had a healthy (read: big) serving of Dryer’s … Continue reading

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"Night before shinsplints" was prophetic…(What Hurts)

So here’s what hurt so bad during and after marathon, 2007: Shinsplints, upper-middle of back, sides of my butt, quads, right-inside ankle, ITB (both knees, but mainly left during run), lower calves, backs of my knees (especially the right one).  … Continue reading

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