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A Hard Run

90% of marathons is half mental.  The other half is the course.  The Denver Post reported Monday that massively slow times in the 2015 Denver Marathon were… 426 more words

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South Platte River

I trained this summer with the intensity and focus of an obsessive-compulsive with Asperger Syndrome.  Friends and family questioned my sanity.  I sweated out ten pounds in the High Plains heat of July and August.   867 more words

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Good Form

I’m really happy with this race photo – taken by Renee Price at 13.1 miles into the Boulder Marathon.  It’s not the old man, fleshy double chin that makes me happy, rather the position of my feet – toes pointed downward.   406 more words

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2015 Austin Marathon

Big run tomorrow. If you care to track my pace via text messages, text AUS to 37619. You’ll be prompted to add my bib number 2034. 872 more words

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Rest of the Year Races

I’m back at it.  I kept my post-marathon distances short the last two weeks, but ripped off 12 miles Saturday.  I ran another 10 miles today in the crisp fall air and full Colorado sun.  215 more words

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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.  1,351 more words

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