Monthly Archives: January 2009

Getting my rest on…

Distance: 4 mi. (run; outdoors) Because this week’s a rest week and I haven’t been getting uber early to run, it was more difficult to drag myself out of my “thursday afternoon is my saturday” lounging mode in to runner … Continue reading

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Distance: 4 mi. (run; outdoors) This week is a “rest” week. that does not mean no running. That means I just slow it down and reduce mileage to allow my muscles to heal. And healing they are. This run was … Continue reading

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You can’t beat the views…

Distance: 6.3 mi. (walk/run; outdoors) Mapmyrun.com says it was something like 6.3 miles, but I’m not entirely convinced that the website has all the trails I went on. The running was rough again on my legs. I guess I just … Continue reading

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No pain, no gain?

Distance: 4 mi. (run/walk; outdoors) Monday was a rest day. Yesterday wasn’t scheduled as one, but turned out being one when I woke up feeling sick (just sinus/cold/sore throat stuff). My body told me I should sleep instead of getting … Continue reading

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Distance: somewhere between 7 and 8 mi. I think maybe 7.6ish (run; outdoors) Did the Fort Maston to Golden Gate Bridge route again today, only this time I ascended the steep stairs to the bridge and ran a little on … Continue reading

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The Inspires Have It

Distance: 3 mi. (run; treadmill) Tonight at the gym was just blah. I ran with shin splints and aching calves (probably due to the long distance thursday and rest day yesterday) and pained feet (I think due to my shoes). … Continue reading

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Hopper’s Hands

Distance: 6.8 mi. (run/walk… though mostly run!; outdoors) Today’s run went from Fort Mason along the coast to right underneath the Golden Gate Bridge. A beautiful run in beautiful weather. On the chain link fence at Fort Point hangs a … Continue reading

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Great mid-week run

Distance: 5 mi. (all run!; treadmill) So, on the treadmill, I used to always start out my run at 10 minute miles. I could typically do 3 miles at that continuous speed. Today I had 5 miles to do, so … Continue reading

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Wake-up call

Distance: 2 mi. (run w/ speed intervals; treadmill), 2 mi. (run/walk; treadmill) The alarm was set for 5:45am. I used to get up nearly everyday at this time when I was in Syracuse. But I can tell now it’ll be … Continue reading

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On the road again…

Distance: 3.87 mi. (run/walk; road), 2 mi. (run; treadmill) Today marked day 1 of Bethy’s marathon training. How did it feel? Predictably rough. I didn’t expect to feel spectacular. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t collapse or anything, but my … Continue reading

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