Monthly Archives: April 2011

Running Efficiency

It’s amazing how when you do something enough, your body becomes amazingly efficient at it. The human body is a marvelous thing, it actually learns through repetition so this running thing actually gets easier over time. I know a beginner … Continue reading

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Summer Racing Schedule

I think I just solidified my summer racing schedule! I just saw that San Diego USA Track & Field announced this summer’s Wednesday Night track series. I ran two of the events last year, setting PBs in 3 races. There’s … Continue reading

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La Jolla Half: It’s Like I Wasn’t There

Let me start off by telling you that my chip time didn’t register. They also lost my drop bag. I told the guy, it’s like I never ran the race. I went back at the end and they still didn’t … Continue reading

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This weekend I run the race I swore off 3 years ago

In 2008, after the insanely hot weather and debacle getting to the race, I swore off the La Jolla Half Marathon. I ran a 1:37, almost nine minutes off my PR in hot conditions. To add insult to injury, I … Continue reading

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Argh! Hills!!

Sunday I decided I’d run the Torrey Pines hill because I didn’t get to last week. I actually meant to hit it about 3 or 4 times before the race next week but that never materialized. I’m going to regret … Continue reading

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If I Was One of the 7 Dwarfs, This Week I’d Be Sleepy

Something is going on. I’ve required so much more sleep in the last couple of weeks that I know my body is working overtime on something and I haven’t figured out what it is. A couple Fridays ago I was … Continue reading

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Carlsbad 5000

I had a huge case of the pre-race jitters this morning and I have no idea why. I really wasn’t putting any pressure on myself to perform and I was pretty confident based on my recent 800m intervals that I … Continue reading

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