Monthly Archives: October 2012

Where I’ve been…

Whoops! Sorry about that total ghost on my part. Been quite the busy last week. Thursday: I had to actually do work. A lot of it. Crazy how that works. And I had a phone interview with a potential coach. … Continue reading

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Coveskipper Aquathlon and 5K!

Do you like racing? Do you like really, really cheap race fees? Do you like hanging out on one of the best beaches in the US, eating free food with friends? Do you like race prizes?! If you answered yes to … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Things I Like: CEP Compression Socks

Welcome back to my [apparently] fortnightly column, Tuesday’s Things I Like. I figured out the gloriousness of compression socks long ago, when I bought a pair to deal with the fact that I was driving from Chicago to New Hampshire … Continue reading

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my top five pro blogs

The digital footprint of a professional athlete is a strange animal. What do I mean by that, you ask? When we start talking about endurance sports, these athletes spend a huge portion of their week doing the absolute minimum to … Continue reading

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Twin Cities in Pictures

Some pictures of the Twin Cities. Pre-race thoughts here. Race recap here. Enjoy. First thing I saw in downtown Minneapolis. Not reassuring

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quick hits on kona

Boom. Called it a quarter mile into the swim. Ignore my incorrect stat:

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Twin Cities Marathon: Shit Happens

With my race strategy in hand, race day came fast. A late start time (8AM) meant sleeping in race morning. 5:45AM alarms for a race day are a glorious experience and must be savored. Squirrels, though, got the best of … Continue reading

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