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  • 31 miles
  • 04:23 time
  • 3051 calories
  • 3 workouts
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  1. #dailymission In one word describe what running means to you. Sexy!

  2. RUN
    good Commute to work 12.25 mi 01:45 08:34 pace

    hot and sticky. Was looking like rain, but never got much. So- the heat slowed me down a bit, but I enjoyed this morning's commute. Ben wasn't so happy about it tho- not getting to run... read more

    • Tom M.
      Tom M.

      Good news on the ankle, I love commuting to work on bike. Never tried it on foot!

      about 6 hours ago Like

    • Jamie D.
      Jamie D.

      Solid way to get to work! Fantastic work on the miles and pace.

      about 5 hours ago Like

    • Shelly

      Nice job must be nice to have a shower at work

      about 5 hours ago Like

  3. RUN
    alright Run Commute! 10.1 mi 01:28 08:42 pace

    Run Commute!  Don't need to take my daughter to school tomorrow morning, because she's on a field trip, so I left my car at work and jogged home.  Will run back tomorrow morning.

    It w... read more

    • Craig O.
      Craig O.

      Great use of your time, but hopefully the Achilles doesn't stay inflamed

      about 18 hours ago Like

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    • Ann H.
      Ann H.

      Thanks for the update!!

      about 7 hours ago Like

    • Ben K.

      Nice run-mute today and good luck on the trip back to work tomorrow. I assume you've got a place to clean up nearby. That's an awesome perk. I hope things feel better and the cyclist will be okay. Stay alert everyone.

      1 minute ago Like

  4. #dailymission Socks? Yes. Hey, those guys at the sock companies work hard. Somebody has to keep them in business. On a related note- the guy at the running shoe store was surprised that I had al... read more

    • Ann H.
      Ann H.

      it's because of the good sock and shoe choices perhaps?

      2 days ago Like

    • Guy M.
      Guy M.

      Go a ½ size larger—I've never had the toenail issue either!

      1 day ago Like

  5. RUN
    good Agua Caliente TH 8.2 mi 01:10 08:32 pace

    Decent run today. A little heavy legged, but my achilles stayed at bay. It was definitely there- but not painful. Kinda' the same as the PF on my other foot- there, but not painful. Did so... read more

  6. RUN
    injured No Run

    The plan was to join the Tucson Trail runners today and do Phone Line trail. I guess I've been injury free for too long. Not sure what's causing it, but I'm developing a bad left a... read more

    • Jirnsum

      Take it easy Morey. hoping you'll heal up quickly!

      3 days ago Like

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    • Ben K.

      Good call Morey. Sorry to hear about the Achilles flair up. I hope it passes in just a few days. Those new shoes need to get some miles on them. Take it easy and continue to play it smart.

      2 days ago Like

    • Gator Mike
      Gator Mike

      Good luck. Hate the Achilles issues. At least you know what you are dealing with.

      2 days ago Like

  7. RUN
    alright Medium SNP Run 12 mi 01:40 08:22 pace

    I've been feeling some pains and I figured my trusty Adrenalines are coming to the end of their life. Was going to run in the old ones this morning so I didn't get the new ones dusty on ... read more

  8. Shared Photo

    Got the Brooks Ravenna 5 last night at Fleet Feet in "Nightlife" trim. All the gray areas are reflective. Gonna' look way cool for my pre-dawn runs :). Compared this morning, and ... read more

    • Scott J.
      Scott J.

      Very nice. In my running days, I found I could get right around 600 miles on a pair of shoes. They still looked good but they were broken down as my shins would begin to hurt. This was my tell-tale sign that it was time to change shoes. Hope these work out for you!

      4 days ago Like1 person

    • Morey B.
      Morey B.

      Oh- I've taken shoes to 600mi. It's kinda' like a slow transition to minimalist :)

      4 days ago Like2 people

    • Isaac M.
      Isaac M.

      nice new shoes! cool to have some reflective built in!

      4 days ago Like

    • Ross C.
      Ross C.

      I got the Brooks glycerin. A little flashy. I would like less offset, but they are good for longer runs.

      3 days ago Like

  9. RUN
    good Easy 6 mi 00:51 08:25 pace

    Just a regular, easy run. Slightly cooler today but still opted for shirtless. Ben got one pond swim half way. Me- I didn't take a swim. Left achilles is feeling like it's developing ... read more

  10. RUN
    good Cactus Forest Trail 11.2 mi 01:38 08:46 pace

    Cactus Forest Trail day. Got up well before 5am, but by the time I fiddled with podcast downloads, did my squat matrix and got my water bottles and belt ready- it was 5:15 before I hit the road...... read more

    • Ann H.
      Ann H.

      whaaaat a dreamy perfect way to start the day. i admit to be totally jealous. great distance, trails, time of day...

      7 days ago Like

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    • Ben K.

      awesome run there Morey. 11 miles on a wednesday! Got a race in the future? So if you never found the falls, did you find the limes?

      6 days ago Like

    • Leah

      Hey theres a trail running beast on the loose ......

      6 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    good Harvest Moon Morning 7 mi 01:01 08:43 pace

    Turned off the headlamp and the Harvest Moon lit my way. Temp 70. Dew Point 69. Which was cooler and more comfortable than yesterday. Fortunately for Ben, the water was running at the base of t... read more

    • Ann H.
      Ann H.

      oh heaven. this is so great. like you said, a lot like my run, but i bet your's was much much prettier...

      8 days ago Like

    • Hil

      Sounds amazing. I caught a glimpse of the super moon and it was so beautiful.

      7 days ago Like

    • Isaac M.
      Isaac M.

      that must have been an awesome run with the moon! and extra swims!

      7 days ago Like

    • Scott J.
      Scott J.

      Excellent run Morey. Nice job.

      7 days ago Like

  12. #dailymission Do you get bored when you run/ride/swim? If so, what do you do to pass the time? I like to watch TV when I swim, play checkers when I cycle and to cure the boredom of running... I li... read more

  13. RUN
    good 5.8 mi 00:48 08:12 pace

    Opened the door to my nice air conditioned house, expecting to feel the cooling effects of last night's rain, but instead I was greeted with warm temps and 95% humidity. Took off my shirt, do... read more

  14. Found a pretty cool web site. You can upload your gps tracks and it will give you an visual overview. Here are a few of my runs:

    The Berkshires: ... read more

    • Isaac M.
      Isaac M.

      That site is awesome! I might have to consider wearing my gps watch more often!

      10 days ago Like

  15. RUN
    good Reddington Pass LSD 20.4 mi 03:16 09:36 pace

    Warm and sticky right from the start. Took it nice and easy. Did the 3 road miles to Reddington, and then the road turns dirt and climbs pretty steeply through about 6.5mi, after that it's up ... read more

  16. RUN
    good Plodding 6.04 mi 00:52 08:35 pace

    A plodding, heavy legged recovery run.  I'm surprised my pace wasn't slower.

    I had two hugely great runs this week. I understand how this works...That's all I get.

  17. RUN
    good Dirt Day 10 mi 01:25 08:31 pace

    This was just one of those great runs.  Instead of listening to podcasts, I put on my 180bpm playlist, kissed Ben goodbye (so sorry Ben), slipped on my Green Hornets and hit the dirt.  Left the hou... read more

  18. Shared Photo

    Race photographer got this shot of me yesterday. Cool. This was about 7mi into the 8mi run.

    • Kelli

      looking good!

      15 days ago Like

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    • Morey B.
      Morey B.

      @Ann- There were water stops at 2, 4, 6 and 7 mi. The 2mi gave me a one cup splash. the 4mi a 2 cup splash- that was pretty good. it was the 6mi folks that hit me with 2 on the front, one on the side and another on the back. I was good and doused at that point. Not sure if the 7mi team nailed me with ice water or not. I don't think I asked.

      15 days ago Like

    • Leo C.
      Leo C.

      Cool picture!

      14 days ago Like

  19. #dailymission What is your number one event or performance goal for 2011? To still be alive and running in 2014. Wonder if I'll achieve that goal?

  20. RUN
    alright Recovery 6 mi 00:51 08:31 pace

    Probably should have taken a day off after yesterday's race, but I figured- hey, it was only 8 miles.  So, went out for an easy run today... mostly for Ben, as he didn't get to run yester... read more