Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Good, The Bad, and the Bearded

The good news: I was able to register for Sunday’s Groundhog Run!  It was no easy task – requiring driving across the city on my lunch break and waiting in line for nearly an hour with the rest of the … Continue reading

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Bummer.

I’m not always the best at planning in advance. I’ve had the Kansas City Groundhog Run on my radar for quite awhile now.  About 8 years, to be completely honest – it’s one of those races that my KC-native college … Continue reading

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Plan the Work…

Just in case you haven’t yet tired of my incessant talking about my training… I’ve embedded my training spreadsheet on one of the tabs at the top of this page. I did it for a few reasons: 1. I love … Continue reading

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Blister Doctor

No matter what shoes and fancy socks I wear, or how much lube I slather on my feet before a run, blisters are a stark reality.  You’d think that running regularly for the past 12 years would toughen up the … Continue reading

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Long Run Strategy

As I mentioned before, I don’t know much about long run strategy.  Based on my limited experience with building up mileage week by week, I know that I shouldn’t expect to be able to maintain pace at the end of … Continue reading

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