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With my shakeout run done and the race tomorrow, it seems a good time to reflect on some pre-race feelings. Speaking of Pre, there are signs of the larger-than-life legend … Continue reading
Week fourteen was a full week of taper, although there wasn’t much time to focus on the typical feeling of “taper madness.” Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings and following events put … Continue reading
Week thirteen was what I dubbed “Hell Week” in terms of balancing work, personal and training schedules. For work, Erica Sara Designs took on our first major race expo with … Continue reading
“As badly as I want a medal, I know there is a lot of luck involved in that. I want to put myself in position to be in the top … Continue reading
“Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.” Jesse Owens ~ Day Twenty-five: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 … Continue reading
“Running! If there’s any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can’t think of what it might be.” Joyce Carol Oates ~ Day Twenty-four: Tuesday, April 9, … Continue reading
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou ~ Day Twenty-three: Monday, April 8, 2013 #dontlikethis #7DaysToBoston #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge Next up: … Continue reading
Week twelve was a lower-mileage week. Swapped the nine- and six-milers in order to make the NYRR Scotland Run 10K fit my schedule. First week back to strength training also … Continue reading
“The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” Swami Vivekananda ~ Day Twenty-two: Sunday, April 7, 2013 #crosstrain #8DaysToBoston #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge
The Scotland Run’s always one of my favorite NYRR races. Let’s face it: it’s scattered with kilts and bagpipes – two things of which I’m quite fond! If only they … Continue reading
“Power and speed be hands and feet.” Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ Day Twenty-one: Saturday, April 6, 2013 #feet #9DaysToBoston #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge Runner’s feet: blistered, half-missing toenail, in dire need of … Continue reading
“Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out.” Iris Murdoch ~ Day Twenty: Friday, April 5, 2013 #smelly #10DaysToBoston #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge Old Chucks and running shoes: … Continue reading
“I don’t know about you, but every time some joker points me out as I walk through an airport wearing extra-small Dolfin shorts, a tank top and leg warmers, I … Continue reading
“I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.” Mia Hamm ~ Day Eighteen: Wednesday, April 3, … Continue reading
“A wise man once said, ‘Trust your taper.’” Unknown ~ Day Seventeen: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 #taper #13DaysToBoston #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge Taper’s not happening until this bad boy is run.
“We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” Carlos Castaneda ~ Day Sixteen: Monday, April 1, 2013 #crosstrain #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge
“For me a day without training is like a day without eating.” Haile Gebrselassie ~ Day Fifteen: Sunday, March 31, 2013 #eattoday #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge Okay, not really. What I ate … Continue reading
Week eleven ended with the second to longest run of training before taper. It went very well – a bit over 20 miles – over two bridges and into two … Continue reading
“Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.” Napoleon Hill ~ Day Fourteen: Saturday, March 30, 2013 #reward #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge My biggest reward is seeing progress. … Continue reading
Last Wednesday, Runner’s World and Hoka One One hosted a run with the Mayor of Running, Bart Yasso. I dropped by the upper east side Super Runners Shop to test … Continue reading
“All great achievements require time.” Maya Angelou ~ Day Thirteen: Friday, March 29, 2013 #motivate #30DaysToBoston #photochallenge The original: my “Boston Bound” Say It Do It bracelet by Erica Sara … Continue reading
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