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It’s been a crazy few weeks, hence my absence here. Thankfully, yesterday provided a wonderful chance to clear the cobwebs from my brain.

A few weeks ago outdoor retailer REI announced that in addition to closing on Thanksgiving (yay!) stores would be closed on Black Friday as a way to encourage its employees and co-op members (like me) to enjoy the outdoors. 122 more words

Health And Fitness

How to Improve Your Running Form

A big thanks to Justine over at Rock Creek for sending over this great infographic that reminds us how to improve our running form.  I printed this out and put it right by my running shoes and took a few minutes to read it right before my morning run.  97 more words

Half Marathon

Not Just Running, Racing

I run a lot of half marathons and marathons but in reality, for me they aren’t races.   As the funatical runner, I am drawn to races with themes such as the Flying Pig or the MO’ Cowbell, or races that allow me to run some place interesting, like down the Las Vegas Strip at night.  1,038 more words

Inspirational Athletes

20 Days to Go

Counting down to the Kiawah Marathon. I didn’t think I could have a better training cycle than the one I had leading up to Wineglass, but things have been going well, particularly with my long runs (knock wood). 1,008 more words


Half Marathon #11 - Wolf Hollow

I don’t usually do Half Marathon recaps in fact I’m not real good with many race recaps except those big crazy Marathons, which by the way I just signed up for Marathon #6 – Vermont City at the end of May, I am really starting to think I’m crazy but that is for another post. 786 more words


Why is Marathon Gear So Expensive?

A friend of ours recently shared a few credit card deals that we could use to basically buy all of our marathon and training gear without paying any sort of interest if we paid off the balance within 18 months.   207 more words

Half Marathon

Our New Workout Program

With the next marathon being a Spartan obstacle course, Gene and I decided that we should probably incorporate some sort of prop training to get familiar with those course events. 182 more words

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