Monthly Archive: January 2010

Jan 31

Looking Back on January

I had a pretty good weekend to wrap up January.  I started the weekend with my weekly Friday long run.  It was a light-ish week this week with a long run of 14 miles.  After 20 last week, 14 miles seemed like a dream.  If you remember my post about the 20 miler, I felt …

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Jan 29

Tag, I’m It

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Maria over at 2010 Brings Racine recently tagged me to list 10 things that make me happy.  So, here goes New Socks I love the feel of a brand new pair of socks.  In fact, I just found a virgin pair in the bottom of my sock drawer today.  It made for a happy day …

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Jan 27

Winter Is Back

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Over the weekend we had weather in the low 40’s which not only melted most of the snow left on the ground, but also let me break out shorts for my run on Sunday.  It was actually pleasant enough out that Jennie and I were able to walk up to Big Bob’s Pizza in Gaslight …

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Jan 22

20 Miler

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Today was my first 20 miler of my training program.  I was dreading it all week despite the fact that all my runs were going well – better than expected in fact. I prepped for my run with a great pre run dinner last night prepared by the lovely Jennifer.  Pasta, breadsticks, broccoli, salad, and …

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Jan 20

Running Out the Stress

Work has been horrendously busy these past few weeks.  It feels like I keep starting my posts lately with something about how busy work is.  Sorry for being redundant.  However, the work is affecting my training – and not necessarily in a bad way.  The exercise has been a great stress reliever.  It also gives …

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