Category Archives: run

road to Annie Oakley

I guess I made up my mind to do the Annie Oakley Sprint Triathlon about a week and a half ago, giving myself roughly two and a half weeks to prepare. Yikes! I am certainly not in top training shape, after being … Continue reading

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fueling: U R doin it wrong

I made a huge mistake yesterday morning. In my enthusiasm to pack some serious training into the next two weeks, I under-slept, over-trained and under-ate, coming out of a busy weekend and sailing right into my work week. And I … Continue reading

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road ID

I feel like myself again. Ten weeks ago today I finished my first triathlon with a broken leg. That small stress fracture on my fibula has prevented me from doing so many of the things I love. I missed a … Continue reading

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Ouch. Did you hear me? Have I said it enough times? My right foot and ankle have become the center of my universe and I’m so bored thinking about it and talking about it. But I can’t stop. It’s been … Continue reading

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a triathlete is born: MIM Sprint 2012 conquered

These couple days following the event have been a bit surreal. I worked so hard and built up so much anticipation, the aftermath feels a little flat. I knew I could do it, and I did. Following is a fairly … Continue reading

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let’s do this one more time

Yesterday’s “easy three miles” of running was more like 3.5 miles. I had that rock-like feeling in my calves and shooting up my right leg for most of it, to the point I felt like I was limp-running at times. … Continue reading

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Two articles I am loving today (thanks, Brian and Toby, in that order): Wired to Run Concise and relateable article about the runner’s high. I know people who think this is mythical, but I believe in it 100%.  Favorite quote: … Continue reading

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