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Harrisburg Marathon Race Report

By |2018-02-05T18:00:52-05:00November 16th, 2016|

The Harrisburg Marathon did not disappoint.  Yes, I would recommend this logistically simple, well organized, mostly flat (disclaimer: there are tougher hills in the end and they come at a psychologically difficult point ) course with beautiful water views. Years ago I had wondered if I could qualify for Boston.  I tried a few times and [...]

Are You Taking Sport Too Seriously?

By |2018-02-05T18:00:52-05:00November 14th, 2016|

Over the years in sport as I carve out athletic progress in ways that make sense for me I’ve also navigated through seas of opinions.  I have heard,  “You take the sport too seriously.”  “It is not like you are going to the Olympics,”  Or on the flip-side, “You don’t take this sport seriously enough,”  [...]

Cramming A Season Onto a Page or So

By |2018-02-05T18:00:52-05:00October 11th, 2016|

I raced four times since moving to Vermont and before IMLOU.  I have completed zero race reports on the blog. Apologies!  In summary...not including Lou... Hundreds of Acres of Woods... My second week in rural Vermont I heard about a race not too far away.  I reached out to the race director (and little did [...]

AERO TOYS: How to Be Faster without Training ;)

By |2012-11-01T20:52:00-04:00November 1st, 2012|

        Here are some Ways to get Faster: A.  Train, work really hard and increase your fitness!  Build that engine. B.  Train your brain and increase mental toughness to make use of A. C.  Get lighter by losing weight so you  have less to lug around.  (This involves reducing chocolate intake which [...]

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