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2955 total / 0 in 2014
Goal:

Re-establish solid distance base for sub-three hour marathon

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Greg logged 2955 miles.

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  1. RUN
    Third Day Back Running 8 mi 00:54 06:46 pace

    Today was my third day running post hamstring strain. Still being a little cautious and heating / stretching a couple times a day. College is out of session this week and kids home from school so... read more

  2. FIT
    On the Shelf

    Have been off DM for the past few days biding my time till I can resume running. Gave it a go a couple days ago and five miles into a treadmill run hamstrings started to get cranky so went two mor... read more

    • L C

      You always find a way to handle things.....Happy Valentine's Day to you & Maureen <3 !!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Christy M.
      Christy M.

      hope those hamstrings shut up completely soon!You are such a great athlete.

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Andy F.

      Sorry it's still bugging you! I hope you can get back to it soon!

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    • Rose

      I'm glad the spinning doesn't bother the hammies. Hope they feel better soon.

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  3. FIT
    Failed Run 01:00

    I was feeling pretty confident as my hamstring felt good yesterday and stretched out nicely before hopping on the treadmill. However, about a mile in it started to hurt so I shut things right down... read more

    • Andy F.

      Sorry to hear your hamstring is still bothering you!

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    • Aki
      Aki

      has it been two years already? I remember that broken foot incident very well - and it seems to feel like just yesterday. :)

      over 1 year ago Like

    • L C

      Oh no. Is a lot of massage in your future? I'm so sorry. Even though I know it is temporary. For you, it is such a big part of who you are.

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Rose

      I hope you are taking it easy this week and not going too crazy!

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  4. FIT
    Two Hours and Still Sane!

    After an hour and a half of spinning I really started to get a little psychotic but was determined to get 2 hours. My wife told me I was a sick puppy. I couldn't disagree. Going to try runn... read more

    • Andy F.

      That is definitely a long spin Greg! I definitely go a little bonkers when I sit on my bike indoors that long, great mental toughness!

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    • Christy M.
      Christy M.

      that is an awesome 2 hours.I think your wife was right:) Good luck tomorrow

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Rose Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      How bad was the snow in your neck of the woods? Amazing you got through 2 hours - you must have been watching something good.

      over 1 year ago

    • Greg C.
      Greg C.

      Hey Rose! I'm at work trying to avid doing anything meaningful! We didn't get it too bad ... Probably 8 inches ... My dogs were loving it ... You should come on up sometime!!! Bring your mittens!!!

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  5. FIT
    Daily Double Spin 02:00

    A pre-work hour and a post work hour on my bike. Rode a little angry today frustrated by my lame leg .... High rpm's made for a sweaty mess. Alternating between heat / stretch regiment as I... read more

    • Andy F.

      Way to fit in 2 hours! I hope it doesn't end up being too much of a snowpocalypse there!

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    • L C

      Yikes I'd hate to see you angry cycling! Healthiest way to deal with the frustration I suppose. I'm so sorry. Please stay warm...

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Chantelle F.
      Chantelle F.

      I love angry cycling! Taking out that frustration on the bike is a good way to release. Great job finding an alternative workout as you heal.

      over 1 year ago Like

  6. RUN
    Waiting on a Sunny Day 6 mi 00:41 06:46 pace

    Stole this line from Springsteen as I'm waiting for my running to turn sunny post hamstring strain. Had a massage on it this afternoon. After I peeled myself of the wall from how much that h... read more

    • Andy F.

      I've always found it really tough to run right after a massage. You figure your muscles basically already had a workout. Hopefully it'll feel better tomorrow!

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    • L C

      Greg it was sunny and we were in t-shirts eating lunch outside today.....! No I don't miss the cold & snow except at Christmas!

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    • Rose

      Ooooh, a massage on the sore hamstrings. OUCH! Hope it gets better soon!

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  7. RUN
    Busy Day ....Got'r Done 7 mi 00:48 06:48 pace

    Really swamped wth meetings and a basketball doubleheader tonight. Snuck in a 7 miler between meetings. Hamstring still tender. May try to get in to see someone from the massage therapy program ... read more

    • L C

      How great you have someone right there to massage the hammy! All the best on that. Nice run snuck it today!

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    • Michelle W.
      Michelle W.

      Only you could sneak in 7 miles between meeting, because you are so speedy! Nice job Greg!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Chantelle F.
      Chantelle F.

      Only you could fit in 7 miles between meetings! A massage sounds like an excellent idea - how nice to have that resource available.

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  8. RUN
    Testing, Testing 1.2.3. 5.5 mi 00:38 06:50 pace

    First day back since straining my hamstrong a week ago. Nastiness is still lingering in my hammy. Shut it down when it started to fire noticeably at five and a half. I was tempted to push throu... read more

    • Andy F.

      Nice pace for a grumbly hamstring! I hope it keeps getting better!

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    • Rose

      Sorry to hear you are not back to 100% yet - stopping was a great idea!

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    • Chantelle F.
      Chantelle F.

      I have heard that as well (about "yards" vs hamstrings). Sounds like you are taking a good, cautious approach. I hope it loosens up soon - maybe try some hot yoga!

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  9. FIT
    Pre-Work Spin 01:00

    Days are crazy right now so had to got it done before work. Going to try running again tomorrow to see how my hamstring is feeling. Good news is that it's much easier for me to spin so early... read more

    • L C

      Great hour on the bike, bud. All the best tomorrow. Eat/drink healthy things in the morning!!

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    • Rose

      Very good point about the early morning - whatever makes it easier is a good thing. Hope you are ready to run tomorrow!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Andy F.

      Nice spin! I hope the run goes well tomorrow!

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  10. FIT
    Another Day on the Bike

    As I wrote this workout title I was reminded of that commercial Lance did many years ago where he rhetorically says "people want to know what I'm on... I'm on my bike 12 hours a da... read more

    • Coleman M.

      Greg....nice workout. With respect to Lance, you're right. SNL would have creamed him; too bad he didn't get caught earlier...

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    • Andy F.

      Nice spin! I hope your hammy lets you run again too. Funny, when I was not feeling so hot on my run, the thought of Lance getting dropped in his first races back came into my mind,thinking of it as motivation because of his comeback. Then I remembered that he cheated. . .

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    • L C

      What is the diagnosis on your hamstring? Just tender? I hope so. Good job not running. That is so tough for you!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Michelle W.
      Michelle W.

      Funny!!!! Hope that hammy gets healed up soon!

      over 1 year ago Like

  11. FIT
    Still Nursing Sore Hammy

    My hamstring is still hurting from run earlier this week. It is improving but still resonates like a deep bruise. May try to run tomorrow but will have my bike ready to go!!! Snow Day Calculato... read more

    • Andy F.

      Sorry to hear your hamstring is still grumpy. I hope you can go for a successful run tomorrow. If not, a good spin on the bike.

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    • Rose

      Did you get a snow day??? Sorry about the hammy, but glad to know you are taking care of it! Nice Friday spin!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Chantelle F.
      Chantelle F.

      Have you tried Arnica on that? Hope you heal quickly!

      over 1 year ago Like

  12. RUN
    Unpleasant Run on Pleasant Va... 7 mi

    Other than dropping something really heavy on my foot about 18 months ago I've been remarkably injury free for all myyears of running. So I was really surprised when my right hamstring started... read more

    • Carlos C.
      Carlos C.

      Yes, sometime going slow than ussual is maybe the cause...

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    • Christy M.
      Christy M.

      Hoping that pain quickly leaves you! Hey ya got 7 in,thats good

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    • Rose

      It must have been all of that relaxing you did yesterday! Sorry to hear about the hammie. How is your foot and the shower that caused it?

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  13. RUN
    Mental Health Day 9 mi 01:01 06:44 pace

    A very busy week left me feeling the need fo a mental health day away from the office. So I slept till 9:30 am, read the paper, etc. Now I'm settling into the couch with the fireplace going,... read more

    • Cyndi C. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      nothing wrong with a mental health day, we all need one from time to time.

      over 1 year ago

    • Andy F.

      Great run and nice call on the mental health day. I think I may need one of those myself soon.

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    • L C

      That is so good!! You will come back to the office all adjusted.....and nothing like the dogs by your side for the mental health too :)

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Michelle W.
      Michelle W.

      Sounds like a great day already!! Enjoy Greg!

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  14. RUN
    Weekend Closeout 8 mi 00:55 06:48 pace

    Closed out the week with another 8 on treadmill. Looking forward to some moderating temperatures this week so will try to get back outside. Supervising a rental the college's field house tod... read more

  15. FIT
    Basement Spin

    Long work day and weary legs made it a good day to hop on my bike. I should do this more often even as a second workout. If we could only stretch out the day a little.

    • L C

      So good, Greg. I should just keep mine in the trainer on days like today where I don't want to get out. Great job :)

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    • Andy F.

      Nice spin Greg! I could use some longer days too, as long as it didn't get filled wit work!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Christy M.
      Christy M.

      there is never enuf time! I like an to cross train sometimes. Good getting it in.

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  16. RUN
    Treadmill Eighter 8 mi 00:54 06:46 pace

    Really tired today. So as I was lying on the couch in my office (which I never do) I flipped a coin. Heads I run - tails I rest. It's arguable whether I won or lost!

    • L C

      You won! Great job, I'm sure it gave you energy. I got tails on my coin toss today...

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    • Andy F.

      Nice job getting yourself on the treadmill. I'd never guess you were tired by the pace! I hope you have a relaxing weekend ahead!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Rose

      I think you would have run whether it was heads or tails! Happy Friday!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Rose

      Good cross training on another busy day, Greg. Hope you get some rest tomorrow.

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  17. RUN
    Steady Effort 8 mi 00:55 06:48 pace

    Usually my treadmill runs become a test of my ability to resist the temptation to inch of the speed with each mile. Today I was disciplined and maintained. Good run but feel like I'm living ... read more

    • L C

      Great 8 Greg and keeping yourself from going too fast. After the talk, can you let me know the affect of wine on athletic performance? Seriously I am curious.

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    • Michelle W.
      Michelle W.

      Nice running today Greg - hope you don't catch any of those bugs! Glad i caught this after the presentation. I am glad Lisa can have her glass of wine and still be amazing!!! :) I wondered if a drink or 2 affected performance, guess that is ok. Then sleep should be more fit too!!!! Have a great Friday!

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    • Christy M.
      Christy M.

      Best that talk was interesting! thanks for sharing! That was a great effort on the TM Greg!

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  18. RUN
    Another Treadmill Day 8 mi 00:53 06:39 pace

    Fitness center was crazy busy today. Love all those New Year's Resolution folks!!! Hopefully they are still around this spring .... Legs were a little wobbly at first but they eventually c... read more

    • L C

      Good man! Why run out in the cold if you don't have to! PS did you make one small nutritional change yet?

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    • Michelle W.
      Michelle W.

      Negative temps are even too cold for pups!!! Nice treadmill today Greg! Hope those people can keep up the resolutions - always encouraging!

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    • Christy M.
      Christy M.

      I have to nudge my chihuahua out the door! I'm thinking all the new yr day peeps will thin out soon,it's sad but true! Another great run Greg!

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  19. RUN
    Frigid Temps and Getting Colder 8 mi 00:53 06:37 pace

    Six degrees here this morning with a high of 18 and tomorrow is supposed to be colder! Needless to say I was a treadmill guy today. Ground out last couple miles pretty hard. Trying to get back o... read more

    • L C

      Thank goodness for the TM! I bet you have to replace the belt often, or the machine itself if I remember correctly! Yes you are a thoroughbred, you need to eat good healthy stuff. You aren't a spring chicken you know :) XOXO

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    • Rose

      I wouldn't change a thing about your diet - it is working for you! I'd take up diet Coke if it could help me run that fast! Stay warm!

      over 1 year ago Like

    • Christy M.
      Christy M.

      Doesnt appear u r doing anything wrong!! You're doing something right:)

      over 1 year ago Like

  20. RUN
    On the Streets of Cazenovia 8 mi

    Temps were really cold, around 20 degrees but only getting colder as the week goes on so this was best chance to get some road miles. Everything was working well other than my hands and fingers wh... read more

    • L C

      Glad your back, doing your thing! I can barely remember how cold it is back home...

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    • Tamara G.
      Tamara G.

      stay warm! nice miles today greg.

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    • Rose

      Back outside again, good for you! I really can't imagine running in that weather, because how can you dress to stay warm for the first few miles then keep from being incredibly sweaty the rest of the run?

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