Monthly Archive: October 2009

Oct 29

Foot Loose

As planned, I was able to do my long bike ride today.  It was a 36 mile ride out to Grand Haven.  Usually an uneventful ride, I had a bit of an equipment malfunction along the way.  I was about 20 miles into the ride as I approached a red light.  As I slowed down, …

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Oct 28

Two Good Workouts

I had my best day of workouts since the marathon today.  It really took a lot out of me though and now I am exhausted.  It started out with a swim this morning.  I did a speed workout from my book.  It was a total of 2900 yards.  The warm up alone was 800 yards.  …

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Oct 27

On the Mend

A big thanks to everyone for the “Get Well” sentiments.  I think I am starting to get back to 100%.  Not quite fully there, but close.  My nose is still a little stuffy and I am blowing my nose every 5 minutes, but other than that I am good.  Nevertheless, I have been trying to …

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Oct 24

Pass the Kleenex

It has been a really light training week.  I am still trying to get over this damn cold that I got while traveling.  I started to feel sick on Tuesday and thought that I was getting over it yesterday.  I was able to make it to the pool and on a run. Neither was a …

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Oct 21

Race Report: Grand Rapids Marathon

I am finally back home and have a chance to sit down and do a full race report from the marathon last weekend.  Enjoy! Pre Race I love me a local race.  No hotel to worry about.  No getting up extremely early.  No parking umpteen miles away from the race start.  And most importantly, no …

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