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Month / January 2012

Fast doesn’t mean fast

Although I’ve been running for a little over 2 years now, I still consider myself a bit of a newbie when it comes to running.  Through some consistent running over a decent amount of time, I’ve gotten better at it, but I know I’m still only beginning to see what I can really do.  I […]

Active Release: 1, My Hip: 0

At about mile 25 in the Marine Corps Marathon this past October, my right hip began to hurt pretty badly, but I absolutely expected to be hurting in some way by then, so I didn’t think anything of it. Once the race was over and I was walking, I had no pain at all. I […]

2012 Goals

In my 2011 year-end recap, I said I’d be writing up some specifics about my plans for this year, so it’s about time I got to it.  In a nutshell, I’m going to try to qualify for the Boston Marathon. I remember when I first started running back in the fall of 2009 that running […]

Prolific, and not in a good way

When I got done with an exhausting Ragnar Relay ultra race last weekend, my brain was just as frazzled as my legs. Which meant I forgot. Again. Ladies and gentlemen, I have a real problem. I kill iPod Shuffles at a rate even the most prolific serial killers couldn’t match. Victim number six was the […]

Ragnar Florida Keys recap

This past weekend, I once again participated in a Ragnar Relay, this time from Miami to Key West, Florida.  These relays are 200 mile races with the miles being divided up among a running team of either 6 or 12 runners.  When I ran in the Del Sol, AZ relay in February, I was on […]

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