Monthly Archives: September 2012

why i hate bandits

Let’s recap my run in the Lake Hodges 5K way back on January 30, 2011. I was fresh off a 5K podium and PR of 16:35 two weeks earlier, so I was feeling pretttyyy confident about this smallish trail run. … Continue reading

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we’re under construction

ahoy. thanks for coming. we’re under construction right now. i need to get this whole thing up to speed before i start adding new content, but you are welcome to peruse, relive my last 8 years, etc. yeah, this will … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon: April 16, 2012

I ran this race because my air travel was free, my housing was free, and I had already paid the race entry. Basically, I flew across the country to get another long sleeve shirt. Why not, right? And then Boston … Continue reading

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Racine 70.3: July 17, 2011

My first triathlon. Like ever. I think there’s a valid argument for a half ironman being your first triathlon if you are an experienced runner and bad swimmer. Otherwise, start at shorter distances. Let’s recap what happened in my race. … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon: October 9, 2011

Man, I wish it was 5 degrees cooler for this race. Unlike Chicago 2010 when it was hot hot, this race was more sneaky hot. If the suns out and it’s only a little warm, the back half of this race … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon: October 10, 2010

Riddle: what happens when you move twice for a total of 3000 miles over the course of a marathon training cycle? Click on for the answer.

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Boston Marathon: April 19, 2010

Sub-3 or bust. Splits on the flip.

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