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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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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 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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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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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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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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12 miles on the Provo River Parkway, 1:47:31, 0:8:57 pace

Miles 1-3:  Not a problem.  Ran up the Provo River trail until I hit mile three and then turned around.  A dog barked at me (this dog and I have been acquainted for years) as I crossed the far side … Continue reading

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