Category Archive: swimming

Mar 22

Three Things Thursday

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Running On Saturday, Jennie and I ran the annual Irish Jig 5k.  For a full report go read Jennie’s post here.  I ended up running a 19:02 finishing 99th overall out of 2,434 in the men’s race.  I was hoping for a PR (current PR is 18:56), but my running has felt off ever since …

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Aug 03

B-Double E-Double R-U-N Beer Run!

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Jennie and I attended our first Grand Rapids Beer Run tonight.  Don Kern, the race director for the Grand Rapids Marathon and all around kick ass dude, along with New Holland Brewing Company have been putting together a beer run once a month at local bars.  We weren’t able to make it to either of …

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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 07

Resolutioners

I arrived at the pool today at my normal time for my 11:30 swim.  A few of the regulars and I jumped right in and began swimming.  As I swam, I noticed a few wanders along the pool deck.  Newbies.  Resolutioners.  Unsure of what the next step should be, they walked back and forth in …

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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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