2007 Niagara Falls Half Marathon

I ate spaghetti for dinne last night, and then went to bed about 8pm. I set the alarm for 3am. We needed to be up in Niagara Falls Ontario early enough to find parking and get my runners packet between 6 and 7 am. And I wasn’t sure about the parking.I tossed and turned and […]

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“Feel The Beat” Pulsating Metronome Watch

I have been playing with running with a metronome to improve my cadence. In the short time I have been doing, it feels like my running has improved. The metronome I have been using is a Seiko DM50 and it clips onto my treadmill. But I wanted something to take with me during a race. […]

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I’m awake! Race in 3 hours…

My duathlon starts in about 3 hours. Just ate my PB&J sandwich , and am drinking my diet pepsi. Overall, this race is not very important to me. There’s no medal. Only the top three people in age group, plus the top three overall get little trophies. And being a 44 year old male which […]

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Black Diamond Duathlon 2007 results

I stopped into the running store last night and picked up my race packet. I registered as soon as registration opened, so I was hoping for a low number. But apparently they give the numbers out alphabetically. So I ended up as #65. Aww…thats okay I guess. I tried to go to bed early last […]

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Running with a metronome

I planned to get up with my wife who got up early to go take a test for school. But I ended up sleeping in till about 7am. I dragged myself out of bed, vegged for a few checking my email. I got my running shorts on an ran 5 miles on the TM while […]

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Spinning and running dvd

I ran Wednesday night doing my tempo run. I have no running scheduled for Thurdsays or Fridays. My next run is a 20 miler tomorrow. So I try to mix in crosstraining on my off days. I have a bunch of cycling DVDs with spinning workouts. I have done most of them, but last night […]

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Evolution Running

I started running a little over a year ago. No lessons were required. I just srated jogging thent running. I saw video of myself at the halfway point of the Buffalo Marathon. I was still running pretty strong at that point. But in the video it looks more like I am shuffling along. I was […]

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My fastest mile (so far)

Last night I was scheduled to run intervals as part of my FIRST program training schedule. Here is the scheduled workout: 10-20 minute warmup1 mile @ 6:41 pace1/4 mile rest interval2 miles @ 6:52 pace1/2 mile rest interval1/4 mile @ 6:26 pace1/4 mile rest interval1/4 mile @6:26 pace10 minute cooldown I know I can run […]

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Tempo Run

I have been using the FIRST program to train so that I can improve my marathon time, and qualify for the Boston Marathon. Last night I was scheduled to run 6 miles. The first and last miles were to be easy ones, and the middle 4 miles were to be run at 7:29 minute/mile pace. […]

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