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DW showing interest in running.

Thursday, February 23, 2012      4 comments

We did a 20 minute walk/run yesterday. The very first step in the Couch to 5K (C25K) program. DW is actually in very good shape, but lacks confidence due to having an MI a few years ago. Cardiologist says she will do fine, as long as she keeps i... Read more

Taking it easy.

Thursday, February 16, 2012      4 comments

Not really enjoying the post HM rest period. But, I am using this time to do a bit more strenuous weight lifting. When preparing for a race, I don't hit the weights very hard, so this is a good time to work out the upper body a little more vigor... Read more

I'm a Half Marathoner

Saturday, February 11, 2012      22 comments

It rained all night, so it was difficult sleeping. Woke up at 6AM had oatmeal w/raisins and water for breakfast. Unhooked the camper and headed to the race at 6:30, arrived plenty early to get my packet and instructions. Read more

Big Day Tomorrow

Friday, February 10, 2012      4 comments

I think I'm as ready as I'm going to be. Loaded up on carbs yesterday, and will go a bit lighter today but still take in plenty of carbs - drink lots of water and do my stretching and just take it easy. I'm a little concerned about fading... Read more

New PR for 5K = Bling and a hug!

Saturday, February 04, 2012      8 comments

Did a 5K this morning. My lower back has been sore lately so I was a bit worried about how I would do. Didn't seem to matter much, 'cuz I made a PR with a time of 26:47 and placed 2nd in my age group. Read more

Plugging along

Monday, January 30, 2012      3 comments

Went to visit my daughter and grandkids for a few days. Returned home yesterday. I did 3 straight days of running and a couple days light lifting during my stay. My 15 year old grandson (benches 225!) has a nice set of free weights, but I don'... Read more

New PR set on my 3rd 5K Race Today

Saturday, January 21, 2012      0 comments

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5K this weekend

Thursday, January 19, 2012      3 comments

So, I just got back from a great run, after a nice days rest yesterday. The weather is so nice in Florida, It was probably in the high 50s when I started - bright sunshine, since I got a later than usual start. I did a slow 3.1m at a 2/1 run/wal... Read more

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