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  • 40 miles
  • 01:13 time
  • 2207 calories
  • 6 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. Shared Photo

    Post-birthday picture. Think of it either as belated post or a pre-post for 'merica's july 4th. ;) Either way...that kid is 3! What? How did that happen?

  2. VELO
    swapped 12 mi

    I swapped my easy run for an easy ride because I had to make a stop before work to pick up a card for mine and P's anniversary this weekend - 15 years! damn! ;)
    This errand plus the fact that ... read more

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      Nice errand ride, Barb-- and good to give your legs a little break! Happy Anniversary!

      about 24 hours ago Like1 person

    • Vera L. Cheers

      Awwwww. What a great week for you guys.... L's bday and your anniversary!

      about 23 hours ago

  3. RUN
    14xhills for breakfast. 4.11 mi 00:40 09:43 pace

    Yesterday's hillz today because yesterday was Leo's 3rd birthday and there was basically no way I was getting away from him at any point to run hills. This was the first birthday I think ... read more

    • Marina

      Ha! I guess you weren't the only one who complained! That's great! Also, Happy Birthday to Leo! THREE! Where did the time go? Happy birthing day to you, too, Mama. Looks like a great hill sesh today!

      2 days ago Like1 person

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    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      Way to devour those hillz, Barb!

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      thanks peeps! i keep meaning to post a birthday picture of him...but things have just been insanely busy...eesh.

      1 day ago Like

  4. VELO
    commuters 15 mi

    skool and work rides, museum antics x 2, and to return a printer cartridge that i didn't need to return, i just forgot how to use it. ha. whoops!

  5. FIT

    push ups, planks, side planks, lunges, sumo squats, dips, single leg glute bridges, bird dogs.

  6. RUN
    no peeking! 5.22 mi

    Coach T called for a 5 mile run with no watch.
    What? Gah. No watch? No checking pace or time? Eesh. Okay.........
    Watch only showed distance, and I just ran. I couldn't help but peek when I wa... read more

    • Michael L.

      Can't do it. The most unplugged I like to run is without headphones. Nicely done.

      4 days ago Like2 people

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    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      It's funny because this is how I started running. I would map a route out with walkjogrun and then I'd go run it with a stop watch. Hit START when I started, and STOP when I finished. I had no concept of how fast or slow I was going, I was just going. But, this was also before I was really obsessed with time. ;)

      2 days ago Like2 people

    • Marina

      That's what I used to do. With a regular watch, and then I'd plug in the numbers here and it would just calculate my overall pace. Nothing wrong with that, I think! :)

      2 days ago Like1 person

  7. RUN
    great 13x30/30s. Or, wheeeeee! spri... 3.94 mi 00:33 08:20 pace

    This was so much fun. I love these! Coach T called for w/u and then 12x30/30 HARD then a c/d.
    Capitalization on the word "hard" led me to believe he really meant it, so I did my best to k... read more

  8. RUN
    tired Long Tempo... 8.74 mi 01:13 08:22 pace

    P took L to see the dragon boat racing this morning, and since we're not supposed to see my parents until 10ish I decided to squeeze in my longish tempo work.
    Aim was between 7:55 and 8:16/mi ... read more

  9. VELO
    Around the block... 18.5 mi

    Commuting the long way to the doctor's office, then a couple of errands, then to pick up L.
    Saw the Heron hiding in the little "island" on the canal so I stopped to admire him at one... read more

  10. VELO
    good commuters 6 mi

    Skool. Work. L haircut.
    Also realized that come Sunday there are only 12 weeks until army run. Whoops.
    Hoping coach t is willing to whip me back into shape for fall...time to get serious again!

  11. RUN
    morning quickie 3.62 mi 00:28 07:41 pace

    I somehow managed to not have enough I did a little progressive to keep things interesting and manage my time.
    7:59/7:32/7:29 with the first half mile @ 8:15 and the last half mile at 7:4... read more

  12. VELO
    played a little hooky... 10 mi

    Work was slow, and all the data was processed quickly, so when the other dude showed up I said I had an errand to run and he could have the computer. (There are 3 computers but 4 of us currently wo... read more

  13. RUN
    12xhillz for breakfast 4 mi 00:37 09:07 pace

    I think I've gotten 8 hours sleep in the last 2 days, so this wasn't the prettiest thing ever, but I had to do something to clear away the cobwebs. 1 mile warm up, 2 miles of hills (12 sp... read more

    • Ann H.
      Ann H.

      oh barb, congratulations on the invitation! this is great! the lack of sleep might be worth it. now i hope you can get much more rest in the coming days...

      10 days ago Like1 person

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    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      @Patty -that's funny because I have no idea what i say half the time anyway. ;)

      10 days ago Like

    • Marina

      Awesome stuff, Barb! That's GREAT! I knew your PhD topic and yes, VERY IMPORTANT stuff that needs attention - so kudos for being passionate about it, we need to infuse that passion into the general populace. Oh. ANd hillz for breakie are great too!

      10 days ago Like1 person

  14. VELO
    good commutes 6 mi

    At a conference yesterday and today, no time to do much else...presenting this afternoon... Hopefully it goes well. Catch up soon!

  15. RUN
    blah merp 3.4 mi 00:27 07:47 pace

    sick. still or again? i don't even know. throat felt raw and angry but i thought i'd go out anyway, and after a bit I just called it a day. meh.
    the good thing about being between trainin... read more

  16. VELO
    commuter 4 mi

    wee commutes. back to L's skool with P and L for a little "father's day happy hour". drank 1 beer. sad it only takes 1 beer to get me drunk.
    also: i forgot to mention i nearly g... read more

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      Wait, what??? Innocent by reason of being drunk? It's OK to run people over with your car as long as you're drunk??? And I thought I'd heard it all... Anyway, nice commutin'!

      15 days ago Like

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      @vern - yep. ludicrous. and don't even get me started with the police that didn't do their jobs properly...

      15 days ago Like1 person

    • Mari S.
      Mari S.

      Glad you're safe, Barb! Yeah, I read that article and thought how incredibly twisted our system is. But, sorry, I totally thought it was funny that you got drunk on one beer. Have a great weekend!

      14 days ago Like

    • Emma I.
      Emma I.

      Ugh, sounds like the police really screwed up that case too. That's so sad. Glad you are OK!

      14 days ago Like

  17. FIT
    5am mat work

    I couldn't sleep so I dropped down and hit the mat on the floor because I figured I had a few minutes before L was up.
    push ups, single leg glute bridges, side planks, planks, single leg squat... read more

  18. VELO
    Wheee. ;) 12 mi

    Dropped L off at skool and then headed back to the path to ride to Hoggs Back and then back to work. Nothing fancy, not quite a meander because I was working harder than that, but nothing incredibl... read more

  19. VELO
    commutes. 6 mi

    skool. work. skool. home. market to buy some ontario strawberries and a lettuce bigger than my entire body.
    just smuggled in L's birthday present while he's asleep. P and I don't nor... read more

    • Vera L.

      What boy doesn't love a new choo-choo? :-) Good thinking Mama!

      16 days ago Like1 person

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      Great commuting, Barb-- and a perfect gift choice! I hope L. doesn't read this post. ;)

      16 days ago Like1 person

    • Anna W.
      Anna W.

      You've got this right. Don't shower them all the time, but once in a while, go all out. We gave our then 2-yo babee a zipline for her 2nd birthday. The kid has had nothing but hand-me-downs before or after, but oh that zipline, it has had much, much use and continues to be very busy!

      16 days ago Like1 person

  20. VELO
    commuter 5 mi

    skool. post office/coffee shop for workin'. park antics.
    guess whose kid went into the wading pool (no water) so he could "rake the leaves" with his bare hands, then ate a face full ... read more

    • Ann H.
      Ann H.

      welp! he figured it out this time. haha, i can see all of this going down. and i'mi dying laughing with agreement about your rant about cars. you are SO entitled to all the bitching you want about city riding because every single day you're out there. and yep, there are totally laws in place for bikers but who the heck enforces them until some poor person in a helmet is hurt? thanks for totally getting it and being awesome :)

      17 days ago Like2 people

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    • Marina

      He's building his immune system. Hello?!

      16 days ago Like1 person

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      @ann - ha. thanks. i've earned a couple of rants, at least. ;) and yes people. strongest immune system ever. ;)

      16 days ago Like