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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 decent, not-bad run

I woke up at 6 am, realizing that my alarm’s 6:15 am would be a hard sell.  So I went back to sleep and decided that tonight or tomorrow seemed like a better time to run. Then, at 6:45 am, … 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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Trolled by a skunk, or, a painful 4 miles

I’ve seen better runs in a pair of…well, never mind that. Mile 1, 0:9:40 pace:  Brutal.  By the time I’m running past the Tubbs house (right next door to me), I know this is going to be a tough one. … Continue reading

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Provo River Trail cleanup

Sometimes, as a scoutmaster, I have no idea how  to keep a group of 12-13 year old boys busy for an hour and a half.  Make them mow my lawn?  Drop them off at an arcade and wait outside?  Answer: … Continue reading

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I’m a walking phonebooth at mile 2.3

Sort of a weird run.  We’ll get to that in a minute. Mile 1, 0:9:07 pace:  Started off a bit faster than I did yesterday.  I didn’t do this conscientiously.  I just felt good enough to run a bit faster. … Continue reading

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4 miles, slow, fast, hamstring

Started off with a slow 1/2 mile down my street.  As soon as I hit the PRT, I picked things up to an 0:8:00 pace, which I was able to keep for about a mile.  Then my calves just wore … Continue reading

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