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The speed question

As a cyclist the most I’ve been able to accomplish is to avoid getting a ton slower than I was 10 years ago when I started. 659 more words


Lightning strikes twice: an uncanny pair of breakout runs

My running partner and I both had breakout runs on Friday. They didn’t happen at the same time or place and could not possibly have been more different, but I think their origins were the same: a tingly excitement over the way it feels to run faster than we ever thought possible. 697 more words

My mental map and inner clock LIE

It’s been a productive week – hubby and I have joined a running club and are officially now Spartan Harriers (side note, why are so many running clubs name the something harriers?), and we will be running our first 10km race in their colours tomorrow morning (early, so it may just be me :) ) 391 more words


Gaining Speed (Where It All Began)| Love Notes and Bedtime Stories Part 1

It was that rainy day in of August 2011 in the land of salt and the light after the storm had passed which left the clouds to cover up the sky and hid those incoming things without warnings, signs, or even clues which that left me in wonders and asking what in the world really happened . 317 more words