Tag Archives: racing

Race Recap: Coronado Independence Day 15k

I’ve had a string of not-so-good races. Let’s rewind all the way back to last November: North Shore Turkey Trot: I believe Kevin, my racing buddy for the day, chirped me during the race with something along the lines of, “Whatcha … Continue reading

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Eeeeeeeeeeep. 7 months?!

2 games. 7 points. (h/t @kgranato) A post shared by grumplesiggy (@grumplesiggy) on May 30, 2014 at 8:42pm PDT So it’s been 7 months. Who knew? 

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Product Reviews: Oiselle Distance and Flyte shorts

You guys are so lucky. You get two reviews in one. But they’re both going to be pretty short because I don’t particularly have good stories to tell. Just cut and dry product reviews. Boring, right? Okay fine, it won’t be … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Ragnar Las Vegas

Two summers ago, a friend of mine invited me to run a relay race. 200 miles between 12 friends through the beautiful high Oregon desert? Sure, sounds great! I’ll definitely run Cascade Lakes Relay with you. Fast forward to the … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Ironman Wisconsin 2013

I’ve now written this post three times. Here’s the problem: a 10 hour race is really boring. I swam for a while, I biked for a really long time, then I ran a marathon. I wish I could regale you … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Things I Like: Racing

Flashback 2003. Late September. Roy Gummerson Invitational, Schiller Woods Forest Preserve. I am a mediocre runner on my JV cross-country team. I find myself stride-for-stride with two competitors with about a quarter mile to go. We’re competing for some unimportant … Continue reading

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What to expect when you’re expecting

One week out. Whoa. WHOA. Since I started tapering a week ago (I consider my first “taper” week more of a normal recovery week than a taper), I found myself with some spare time on my hands. With this newfound … Continue reading

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