Monthly Archive: June 2010

Jun 30

Getting Paid To Run

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Ok, well, not really.  But it sure felt like it yesterday.  I was just getting started on a 6 mile run when I look down and stop this on the sidewalk. That works out to just less than a buck a mile.  So, let’s see.  Last year, I ran just over 1,600 miles which would …

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Jun 26

Race Report: Reeds Lake Run

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Today was the annual Reeds Lake Run.  I have done this race the past 3 years and it is right around the corner, so I figured why not make it four in a row.  There was a worry that it would rain, and possible storm, but thankfully it turned out to be a beautiful, sunny …

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Jun 25

My First Open Water Swim

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Today, I embarked on my first ever practice open water swim.  Obviously, I have swam in open water during races, but I have never actually practiced in open water.  Part of the problem has been lack of a good venue.  However, my co-worker David, found a great park near Jenison with the perfect lake for …

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Jun 24

Product Review: Speedo Endurance Jammer

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I have been wanting to write a review for the Speedo Endurance Jammer for some time now and am finally getting around to it.  First off, Speedo is not (yet) paying me for this review, nor have they given me any free products (yet). Prior to buying the Speedo Endurance Jammer, I had tried a …

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Jun 21

The Agony of De-Feet*

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Today’s topic – feet.  Both mine and Jennie’s.  Still there? Or did you run away yet?  I’d probably have run away. Well, if you are still there, two quick updates.  First, yesterday afternoon I managed to step on bee.  I’m not allergic to bee stings, but the bottom of my foot swelled up pretty good.  …

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