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Aug 9 – Aug 15 Week of Training

Aug 9 – Aug 15 Week of Training

I actually have something to talk about this week with regards to my running! Well, sort of…After yet another week of easy mileage I met with Pete early last week to discuss what we needed to do to expedite the healing process. Even though it’s…

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Summer Update

Summer Update

It has been a while since I last wrote an update, nearly a month, but who is counting? Having so long between posts was not part of my original plan. I planned on taking those two weeks off of posting as well as running, and…

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Marathon Fueling and “the Little Things”

Marathon Fueling and “the Little Things”

Yesterday marked the start of the marathon training build-up for Twin Cities on October 4th. I had a 2 hour long run at Moses Cone Park, where I got in somewhere around 20 miles. Doing the “Little” Things I have never been really into the…

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Battered and Bruised

Battered and Bruised

Last weekend was supposed to be my return to fast racing but unfortunately my body had other plans. After a very solid climbing workout last Friday I was excited to toe the line in Frankfurt, KY on July 4th for the Buffalo Trace 5k. This…

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Job Transition, Peachtree 10k and the American Dream

Job Transition, Peachtree 10k and the American Dream

This past week has been an interesting transition in my life. I left my position at a digital marketing company in Boone, NC on Tuesday to pursue my American Dream. Wednesday I started my day with an easy run with Cassie at Moses Cone. Then,…

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Peachtree Round 3

Peachtree Round 3

For the third time in as many years, I headed to the “Big Peach” for my 4th of July celebration of running the Peachtree Road Race. My first two Peachtrees were excellent (14th overall/7th American in 2013 and 2nd in 2014), so I came in hoping for another great showing….

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USA Outdoors 2015

USA Outdoors 2015

Last Thursday night I lined up for my third USATF National Championship on the track. Coming in I was really excited to make a big jump from my previous races at USAs, especially with this being my first time racing at historic Hayward Field. I…

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The Unity of Existence

The Unity of Existence

War is the truest form of divination. It is the testing of one’s will and the will of another within that larger will which because it binds them is therefore forced to select. War is the ultimate game because war is at last a forcing…

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Working Out the Aches and Pains

Working Out the Aches and Pains

Recovering from a marathon is not as simple as I thought it would be. Although I’ve had only 6 complete days off since Boston I’ve had almost 2 weeks off from hard training. Despite this, my hamstrings are super tight when I begin each run…

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Back on the Horse

Back on the Horse

Haven’t laughed this hard in a long time I better stop now before I start crying Go off to sleep in the sunshine I don’t want to see the day when it’s dying -Twilight by Elliott Smith   The Duke Twilight 1500 meant a lot…

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