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Monthly Archives: June 2011
All your stories start with “This one day when I was running…” Your most accessible drawer is no longer filled with work or casual clothes…but running clothes. You’ve spent more time watching your Garmin than a TV in the past … Continue reading
Butt Dialing at 7 Miles Per Hour For Father’s Day, Becky ordered me a Spibelt since we’ve been trading off training and racing gear for a while now. I packed my Blackberry in it earlier in the week for one … Continue reading
Even though I may be in the best shape I’ve been in since my college hockey days more than a decade ago, it just makes plain good sense to have an annual physical. All kinds of things can be going … Continue reading
Yesterday was June 21. Summer solstice. The day of the year with the maximum amount of time between sunrise and sunset. Sunrise in Chicago: 5:15 am. Sunset: 8:29 pm. That leaves 15 hours and 14 minutes of daylight to squeeze … Continue reading
I woke up and ran 10 miles on Sunday morning. I think. My Garmin says that the 10 miles took me 1 hour, 30 minutes, and 21 seconds. And that I actually did run the 10 miles. I guess I’ll … Continue reading
Happy Flag Day and Happy Birthday Okay, so I know “4 miles for Fourth of July” sounds a lot more appropriate, but I don’t get to choose what holiday it is or what my birthday is. Lots of motivation. Almost … Continue reading
Popped outside at 6am to find a gorgeous mostly sunny 55-degree morning. Perfect weather to finish off week 2 of marathon training with a 12-miler. 12 miles 1:44:45 8:43 pace Since I’m still getting my legs under me, intentionally took … Continue reading