RR# 26, continued: Ragnar Washington DC – Part 2

This is part two of my Ragnar Washington DC race report – if you haven’t read part one, you should click on this right now to head over there and read that first. When we left off, we were pulling into Exchange #12 for our first break of the event.  The exchange was at a […]

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RR #26: Ragnar Washington DC – Part 1

OK – it is time. Let’s talk about Ragnar. So … last Thanksgiving I ran a 10k (still stands as my 10k PR, ahem) with my sister-in-law and very good friends who’s house we were crashing in the DC area.  Great morning, great race, really had a good time.  During the drive, somebody mentioned a […]

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Unsolicited Feedback

A cool thing happened on my run last night. I am the proud owner of a Black Diamond Sprinter Headlamp that I purchased for Ragnar Tennessee last year.  These are great lights, with a ton of features.  The battery pack (and therefore the weight) is actually on the back of your head for balance, and […]

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Shoe Retirement

That time has come again – when there are little aches and pains after runs that hadn’t been there.  When that mileage number creeps up into big numbers.  And when the heels of your shoes look like this: A quick obituary – I bought this particular pair of Brooks Beasts on August 25th at the […]

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Ragnar Pictures!

OK – so I got the finish line pictures back from the Ragnar folks – and also got some pictures in from my teammates (hi, Sarah!) … so we gots pictures. I’ve put a few back in the race report, but there are a few others that turned out pretty good, as well.  So I’m […]

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RR# 8 – Ragnar Tennessee

I talked about the bigger picture significance of this event for me here. First, let’s talk about Ragnar.  The easy description is that it is a relay – 12 people run roughly 200 miles in 36 legs.  6 people “live” in one van, and they run the first six legs.  The 6 people “living” in van […]

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First run since the Ragnar…

And it went fairly well.  An easy 3 miles, just to make sure everybody remembers how we do this. I’m currently working on the Ragnar race report – hopefully it’ll go up this weekend.  Another Throwback Thursday race report tomorrow, too.   Preview of the Ragnar RR? It was AWESOME.

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Following Through

  If I’ve figured out the “Schedule” feature on this blog, this is going to go up Friday morning as the vans begin the trek from Chattanooga to Nashville for Ragnar Tennessee.    So, quick story:   When I decided to get it together, I started with only food – no exercise.  And that worked famously […]

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