Livermore Hook & Ladder 10K

When your strength trainer throws down a gauntlet about running a 10K, you do it. Ready or not, you do it. Had fun at a local 10K that supports injured and fallen firefighters. Managed to squeeze out a PR at the 10K distance while I was at it. And, an age group win! As I […]

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My son is bionic

About a month ago, my younger son suffered a concussion during a freshman football game.  After finally recovering and being medically cleared to go back to football, this happens in his very first practice back. On the upside, I’m pretty sure the screw they had to put in makes him legally bionic.

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A new half marathon PR

Over the past 14 weeks, I’ve been training for a May 1 marathon (the Avenue of the Giants Marathon), where I hope to finally qualify for Boston. At my age, that means running a 3:25:00 which works out to a 7:49/mile average pace. As I do every marathon training cycle, I scheduled a “fitness test” […]

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