Extended treadmill warranty

The treadmill tech came last night to check out my treadmill. I already had a new deck and belt shipped to me from Horizon. It’s still under warranty for parts from Horizon, but not labor. But I have the 4 year extended warranty that I purchased. *evil snicker* The guy was supposed to be there […]

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Buying a wetsuit

Buying a wetsuit Chances are I wont even be able to wear a wet suit at the Louisville Ironman. This year, and last year, the water was just too warm. So chances are it will be too warm next year as well. But I would rather have a wetsuit and not need it, than to […]

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Bought swimwear and goggles

Bought swimwear and goggles I stopped at the local triathlon/running/walking store last night after work. I wanted to get some new swimwear. I already have some swim trunks that are the baggy kind. But I wanted something like what I might wear for a race. I had scanned the big box store during lunch and […]

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Running shoes-weight

I weighed my running shoes last night. I weighed the right shoe of each different pair, and came up with weights from 13.7 oz to 15.2 oz. The lightest was a Nike Air Alvord trail running shoe, and the heaviest was another pair of trail running shoes: Nike Air Max Assail’s. My non-trail running shoes […]

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Chase Corporate Challenge-Rochester

Chase Corporate Challenge-Rochester I wanted to do this even though I am only 4 days off of running the Buffalo Marathon. I wasn’t sure what my legs were up to doing. I have had a small pain in my left calf, and was not sure what it was going to do. Over 10,000 people showed […]

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Replaced treadmill roller and bearings and made videos

I have had my Sole F85 treadmill for a couple years now. And after about 1700 miles of running, the bearings on the rear roller were starting to make some really scary noises. I called Sole, and they sent me a new roller under warranty. I replaced the roller and made a how-to video in […]

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Fila Volante shoes

I have run my last two road races wearing Nike Air N’Sight II’s. They are have worked pretty well. My last race was the Niagara Falls Half Marathon which I ran in 1:42:49. I am running the Las Vegas Marathon in just over 4 weeks. And I am hoping to run a 3:30 marathon and […]

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2011 Wakely Dam Ultra race report

The Wakely Dam Ultra is a 32.6 mile race along the Northville-Placid Trail in the Adirondacks. The trail is very rough and includes a variety of terrain including rocks, roots, mud, creek and stream crossings, bogs, blowdown, etc. And there is no support. There are no aid stations. You bring your own food and water, […]

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2011 boston marathon race report

This was my third consecutive year running the Boston Marathon. I qualified for Boston at the Steamtown Marathon in October of 2009, running a 3:30:26. That BQ was good for both 2010 and 2011. My BQ time was 3:30 and I needed the extra 59 seconds they gave you. My first Boston Marathon was in […]

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2011 Buffalo Marathon race report

2011-buffalo-marathon-race-report I hadn’t planned on running this marathon. But a friend of mine emailed me a little over a month before the race, and said they were looking for pacers. He knew I was an experienced pacer. I told him to go ahead and pass on my name. But I didn’t hear anything back. I […]

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