Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 30

Floats Like a Butterfly, Stings Like a Bee

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I am on my taper for Steelhead, so my workout activity has been pretty light all week.  Today was just an hour on the bike at an easy pace.  I had a couple errands to run, so I incorporated them into the route. Occasionally on my rides, especially when on a trail, I will get …

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Jul 27

Small World and Taper Time

I was at the pool this morning and I ran into a familiar face.  I started talking to the guy in the next lane, “D”, and realized he was at Tri Del Sol.  I recognized him from the start of the race because he was cracking jokes about his wetsuit.  We talked for quite a …

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Jul 27

Spirit of the Marathon on Hulu

Spirit of the Marathon is an awesomely inspirational documentary that follows the journey of several runners preparing for the Chicago Marathon from the beginner to the professional.  It is great movie and now Hulu is offering the full movie for free, so check it out.  I will issue one warning though – it can be …

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Jul 26

To Run or Not to Run

It’s Sunday, and I don’t have anything scheduled for training.  But I still want to run.  I know.  It is a sickness.  Part of it is that I feel lazy if I don’t at least do some sort of exercise.  The other part of it is I am on a streak for July with 25 …

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Jul 26

To Rockford and Beyond

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Finally getting around to posting about my long bike ride yesterday.  I did a 3 hour ride out the White Pine Trail past Rockford and back with a few laps around Reeds Lake to add on some distance.  I got a late start to the morning; the prospect of being able to sleep in until …

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