RR #22: Ashburn Farm 10K

In retrospect, I should have expected the email.  For whatever reason, though, I didn’t, and was a bit surprised when: “Looking forward to seeing everybody on Thanksgiving – hey, there is a 10K about 45 minutes away – anybody want to do that?” So, I signed up for a 10K on Thanksgiving morning.

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RR #21: The Florida Run at Lake Louisa State Park

Update – 12/19/2016 – the race published pictures!  I talked about each individual picture here, but I want to come back in and put them into this post for anybody that might be looking for reports on this race.  Pictures! Here’s how the website describes, in part, The Florida Run at Lake Louisa State Park: […]

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RR #20: Celebration Rotary Pancake Run 5K

I registered for this race last year and wound up getting lazy and not running it.  This year, I didn’t register for it initially on the theory that I didn’t need races and would like to save the money. But I eventually relented and signed up.  This is a charity race that Celebration Rotary does […]

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Functional Fitness

I tripped on my run this morning.  Pretty hard. When possible I try and run on the shoulder of the road rather than the sidewalk.  The sidewalk “panels” can raise and buckle based on the ground shifting or tree roots.  And this morning I hit one of those little lifts with my foot with about […]

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RR #19 – The Great American Bacon Race

Selecting my first “race” (event is really more correct, but they’re called races so we’ll go with that) back from my little hiatus was an interesting thought experiment.  I’m new to the area, so I want to explore – but my son is older, too, and it would be fun to not have to drive […]

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Race Report Coming

Preview – The Great American Bacon Race, 35:34.4 official time, but I’m convinced that was never a full 3.1 miles.  Feel really good about it … I’m waiting on pictures and I’ll get a full race report up. Race!

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Saddle Up

It doesn’t get easier, you just go faster.                                         – Greg LeMond  I went out for my 3-miler this morning, and immediately felt crappy.  My legs didn’t feel like they were waking up, and there was a […]

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Just like I drew it up…

Yesterday morning – Labor Day, holiday, good excuse to sleep in day – I actually roll when the alarm goes off at 5am.  I had a three-miler scheduled, and I was ready to knock it out. But then I struggled.  I fiddle-farted around, used the bathroom, checked my email, just generally took my sweet time. […]

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August

It hit me this morning that September has started (I know – I’m a day late – getting older sucks), and that means a look at August is in order. This was my first full month back in the saddle, and it went well, all things considered. Because of travel (and a few confidence issues) […]

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