Miles:
4710 total / 1130 in 2014
Goal:

25 minute 5K: BOOM!!! Up next ... 1:55 Half!

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  • 1323 calories
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Entries

  1. RUN
    great Get Down, Stay Down 6.7 mi 01:00 08:56 pace

    This is how I roll:

    Drag my entirely tired body out of bed at 4:40.

    Immediately drop and knock out a 1:30 plank.

    Sit down at my desk and ponder life, the universe and everything for a few minute... read more

  2. So it's time for my annual sabbatical. As in each of the last two years, I just need to take some time to put in focused work on getting my head straight. I'll come back in due course, re... read more

  3. (Full recap of the medal-winning Funky Foot Race Half on July 4th)

    "No one has any guarantee of being physically intact at this time tomorrow. So whining about a run is like whining about hav... read more

  4. swim
    great Swim 4! PR 4!! 1100 yd 00:31 49:36 pace

    Week 1: 700 yards
    Week 2: 800 yards
    Week 3: 1000 yards

    And today 1100! Did I mention I'm enjoying the heck out of this?!?! :-)

    To be fair, I felt somewhat like a drowning rat at times today.... read more

  5. VELO
    great Than the Days and Years Before 13.84 mi 01:05 12.7mph pace

    Today's ride to the pool! I went the long way. :-)

    Up the hill towards the sunrise. Pink and orange clouds. A planet hanging overhead. Soooo beautiful!

    ... read more

  6. FIT
    great Two Excuses Core (Day 22)

    1:30 plank
    2x100 crunches

    Another week, another day of core!

  7. walk
    good Monday afternoon stroller stroll 2.09 mi 00:38 17:57 pace

    Phew! It is warm out there! After the little lady's nap she jumped in the stroller and we sauntered around the neighborhood soaking up some rays. Good start to the week!

  8. RUN
    great The White Room 5.25 mi 00:49 09:19 pace

    Another Monday. The latest opportunity to cleanse, purge, reset. Mondays are my friend, my ally, another tool in my toolbox of positivity and perspective.

    30 minute full-body weight circuit
    15 min... read more

  9. RUN
    blah White Noise 4.54 mi 00:48 10:35 pace

    The morning after (the day before).

    On the heels of a horror show of broken sleep (and huge chunks of non-sleep), I threw myself out on the trail for some active recovery.

    One slowwwww sloggy mil... read more

    • Karen A.

      Nights can screw with everything. This was probably longer than you needed to go, but at least your legs felt better at the end? Get some rest today! That's an order!

      19 days ago Like

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    • Sheldon W.
      Sheldon W.

      I hate nights like that! Nice job getting a run in!

      19 days ago Like

    • Kelly M.
      Kelly M.

      Sloggy miles are better than no miles! Great job getting out after a rough night!

      18 days ago Like

  10. Shared Photo

    3rd place medal selfie :-)

  11. RUN
    great Funky Foot Race Half 13.1 mi 02:01 09:15 pace

    I FINISHED THIRD OVERALL!!!!!!!!

    A year ago, the notion of running this kind of race (a race in which I led THE ENTIRE PACK for the first 10 miles, tailed off a little at the end, but still finish... read more

  12. FIT
    great One Small Year 01:15

    (75 celebratory minutes on the elliptical today; it's a happy anniversary!)

    "One small year.
    It's been an eternity, it's taken all of me to get here.
    Through this one small ye... read more

  13. FIT
    great Two Excuses Core (Day 16)

    1:45 plank
    100 crunches

    The train keeps rolling on!

  14. swim
    good 1K!!!!!!!!!!!! 1000 yd 00:28 49:16 pace

    My first 1000 yard swim!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks to some accidentally serendipitous timing (and third time being the charm) I arrived at the pool just before they opened. Thus I was able to feel not at ... read more

  15. VELO
    great Bike to the pool! 11.27 mi 00:54 12.6mph pace

    I love these summer morning rides to the pool! And on perfect warm mornings like this one, nothing could be any better. :-)

  16. FIT
    great Two Excuses Core (Day 15)

    2:15 plank
    2x100 crunches

    Plank times are back on the way up! Woohoo!

  17. walk
    good Monday lunchtime stroller stroll 2.03 mi 00:39 19:06 pace

    A nice relaxed walk to the park with both kiddos (the older so he could try out his new soccer gear, the younger so she could get in some quality slide time).

    My legs enjoyed the chance to unwind... read more

  18. RUN
    great Seek Up an Emotion 6 mi 00:56 09:18 pace

    "If you stand for nothing, you fall for anything" – Public Enemy, 'Harder Than You Think'

    When you are engulfed in flames, do not let the fire consume you. Instead, control it.... read more

  19. RUN
    great White lights blurring the dar... 6.02 mi 00:53 08:47 pace

    HaMPed!!!

    Wonderfully, and utterly unexpectedly, my legs blazed into supernova-level brightness this morning. And so I seized the moment and blasted out 3 monstrously strong HMP (by feel, no-peek)... read more

  20. walk
    alright Friday Afternoon Stroller Stroll 2.4 mi 00:43 17:56 pace

    Friday rest days are not my best friends; deviating from my iron-clad routines typically leaves me physically and mentally at odds with myself. But with a Half 7 days away, I need to make some smal... read more