Monthly Archives: December 2011

Gear Check: REI Flash 18 Pack

REI Flash 18 Pack There are few things I feel I can live without.  This REI pack is quickly becoming one of them.  On my long 1/2 training group runs, I just feel the need for more “stuff.”  Cutting down … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Training: Week 7

12.19-12.25 seventh week of training = Done! Monday = Had to take another day off.  Felt really off all day at work on Monday, was totally wiped out and felt nauseous and feverish.  Came home and went to bed at … Continue reading

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Gear Check: Intro

I started running because it did not require a membership, or any real investment other than a commitment of time.  Now that I’ve become more dedicated to running, I am not only hooked on the activity, but the accessories the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Christmas Edition

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What is 50 lbs?

50 lbs is…. Six gallons of A small The weight limit for luggage on most airlines. A large The amount of weight Rob McElhenney has gained for this season of “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.”           … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Training: Week 6

12.12-12.18 Sixth week of training = (almost) Done! Monday = Good 4 mile run outside.   Same 4 mile path, needed the run before the Steppenwolf Holiday party!  Was a great time there, then a long night at work. Tuesday … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Jingle Bell Run 5k

The Jingle Bell Run was my 6th race of 2011. Time: 35:34 Yes!  On 12.17.11, I broke my own PR (personal record).  In the SNOW. Let’s talk about this more.  I started running with C25k (Couch to 5k) on May … Continue reading

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