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Avoid Hitting The Wall

November 1, 2009

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Avoid Hitting The Wall. Avoid Hitting The Wall I’ve heard of Hitting the Wall (now more commonly known as Bonking) so many times it has become cliche. You run until your body just gives out, anecdotally in mile 25 of a marathon, just when you are about to make the final push. Or sometimes right […]

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http://homesite.obeo.com/568312

October 31, 2009

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http://homesite.obeo.com/568312. Check out the beautiful photos of 3653 Franklin!  It was a lot of work, but it’s now a place to be proud of…

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Did It!

October 22, 2009

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4:30 came awfully early on Sunday.  http://www.asiorders.com/view_user_photo.asp?R3B8Y-JBJ2M-JWC2Q-X8FTG-WVT8T EVENTID=57254&PWD=&ID=75421287&FROM=photos&BIB=4260. The Denver Marathon started at 7am.  Sharp.  That’s what the email read, that’s what the program reminded us.  They also requested that runners be there 90 minutes before race time, although I suspect that they were doing this in the same spirit that my dad was when […]

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It IS a Marathon

October 20, 2009

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So, when I embarked on this, I was full of sass.  I’ve been running quite a bit and I was now going to train, officially, for a half-marathon.  Over the past 14 weeks, I’ve learned a lot about life in general through my many hours of training.  Do I need to say I’ve learned a […]

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It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a (Half) Marthon, Part 2

October 16, 2009

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Every summer, I go to visit my dad in Wisconsin.  He’s retired and he spends summers in northern Wisconsin on a lake.  My family has been going up to that same area since the 1920s.  It’s a lush, verdant wooded paradise on a small chain of lakes that very few people outside of our circle […]

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