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Post Race Analysis

Finishing a marathon is hard.  Harder yet is committing to run it and training for it.  So I felt like a winner before even lining up in the corral.  827 more words

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The Marathon

I rise at 4:30.  AM.  Per my nutrition plan, I forgo coffee.  Discipline.  I’m serious about this run.  Not in a stressful way.  I’m going to have fun today.  1,350 more words

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Wild Basin

My marathon eve workout today consisted of hiking with my in-laws in the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  We hiked along the Ouzel Falls Trail, which Karen and I first explored back in July.  322 more words

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Taper Weekend

This is taper weekend.  Maybe not for you.  Runners spend months building up their endurance with ever longer distances.  As the date of the marathon nears, runners begin to reduce the distance.  657 more words

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Sluggish Week

I like this photo.  Mostly because it has me in it.  But also because George captures in this pic the absolutely fantastic backdrop I have all day Saturday as I backpack at 13,000 feet along the Continental Divide.  345 more words

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Berthoud Pass

I receive the email Friday afternoon informing me that the October 5th Boulder Marathon is cancelled.  I have made such a big deal out of this race that I’m stunned.  1,115 more words

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