Category Archives: Running

Weekend wrapup: neither better nor worse

Friday I did 4.5 moderate miles on the precor, followed by some stretching, pushups, and crunches. Saturday I tried out the “ab ripper” at the beginning of P90X2, after borrowing the DVD’s from my good buddy Laura.  She was my … Continue reading

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Hellooooooo, California!

I don’t know if it was the return to moderate temps and humidity, the rest I got by not running as much as usual in MA, or the inspiration of watching some of the Olympic track trials this past week … Continue reading

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Midweek workout summary and Max Heart Rate test

I’ve still been feeling my sore piriformis a bit this week, but it doesn’t seem to be too aggravated by running, so I’ve just been trying to be a responsible stretcher (definitely my weak suit!), and otherwise ignoring it. Monday:  … Continue reading

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Race recap: See Jane Run half marathon

This was a race that almost didn’t happen, and then turned out better than I had any right to expect. Remember how I was feeling apprehensive about this race last week?  Well, in addition to the surliness engendered by my … Continue reading

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Grumble, Grumble

Things have sorta fallen all to hell this week: 1) I had a really good run on Sunday: 10 miles at 7:54, followed by 2 cool-down miles at 11:00.  (Weekly mileage total about 30).  But somewhere around mile 6-7, my … Continue reading

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How to manually delete laps from your Garmin data

Part 1: So, not being a computer scientist, I can only imagine it must be incredibly tricky for the Garmin folks to write code that will allow you to delete a lap o.O (suspicious look).  Because otherwise I can’t figure … Continue reading

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Race recap: Tilden Tough Ten-point-two

This Sunday’s Tilden Tough Ten (TTT hereafter) was more aptly named than I had anticipated from just casually viewing the elevation profile, and had a couple extra obstacles thrown in due to some unfortunate logistical mistakes on the part of … Continue reading

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