Category Archives: BQ

Nice Try.

So, about that marathon. Let me say, first of all, that I loved almost everything about this race.  The race was well-organized, the course thoughtfully designed, and the atmosphere exciting.  It really was a great day.  It was awesome to make … Continue reading

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Rock the Parkway CHIP TIME RESULTS!

In my last post, I admitted that I was mopey about losing the difference between gun and chip time.  I had resigned myself to the fact that the ten seconds between the gun and when I crossed the starting line were … Continue reading

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Rock the Parkway Indeed!

Well, that half marathon PR was short-lived.  Weather aside, pretty much everything went well for me in Saturday’s race.  And the 40-degree rain might not have been such a bad thing after all. I got to the start on the … Continue reading

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We’re Halfway There

…or, alternately titled, Beating a PR on a training run. I wasn’t looking forward to my run this morning.  I’m still pretty much flying solo out on the roads for long runs.  Team in Training is starting a new cycle, … Continue reading

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Step One: Find the Pace

Twenty three minutes. I want to run this marathon twenty three minutes faster than my last. That’s an entire sitcom, people.  No easy task! And it’s not like my first marathon was easy. Throughout training, the final miles of every … Continue reading

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