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New Running Challenges

The desert is hot and is getting hotter. The sunrises are beautiful. I am beginning to love the early morning runs. I have settled into a routine and sat down on Friday evening and plotted out an almost nine mile run that would include a midway stop at Old Town Coffee Company for some nourishment… Continue reading New Running Challenges

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This and That, Training-wise

The new year has started off great as far as training is going. I am preparing for the inaugural running of the Asheville Half Marathon at Biltmore Estates in March and, after a good look at elevations, I think this half could end up being a PR for me. I am aiming to slowly knock… Continue reading This and That, Training-wise

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Training Plans – Flexible or Not

I am at the Tuesday of week 7 of my 18 week training plan for the Anthem Richmond Marathon in mid-November. My question is have you ever felt a training plan was out of whack for you. This is the second training cycle in a row that has me questioning if I picked the right… Continue reading Training Plans – Flexible or Not

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Traveling Again

I packed the car again today for another trip. Different city, different race, different car. Totally different route to Pittsburgh than I had originally thought about a month ago. I love the City of Pittsburgh. I still get twinges of Pitt hate as I am, and always will be, a Mountaineer but now that neither… Continue reading Traveling Again