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Wednesday, June 20, 2012      4 comments

It was a muggy 92f degrees with a RealFeel temp of 98 today and I decided to do a short easy run just to see how uncomfortable it would be. I was thinking a mile out and back would about do it, but after a mile I thought I'd make it a 5K, and a... Read more
A Week of Running Around
Friday, June 15, 2012      2 comments

On Monday Alan and I drove to Dorchester park and did a run through of the bike and run sections of his upcoming triathlon. Tuesday was riding and hiking with Judith in a much more casual way. Wednesday I had to deal with my car proble... Read more
Since My Last Entry...
Saturday, June 09, 2012      2 comments

Tuesday was car problems, so no running etc. On Wednesday I registered for two 5K races during July and Judith registered for a simultaneous walk during one of them. The other race starts the Binghamton JazzFest, which is free. Both of us ... Read more
2/3 of a Tri -
Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

I'd agreed to meet my friend Alan for a ride and run at 7:30 this morning. Just as I was about to leave the house, all hell broke loose in the form of a downpour. Alan was already at Afton High School swimming laps in preparation for his triathl... Read more
I Got My Road BikeTires and Tubes Yesterday...
Sunday, June 03, 2012      2 comments

...and this morning I took a 13.6 mile ride with Alan in 59 minutes. He is entered in a Sprint Triathlon the first week of July so tomorrow as training, he is going to swim a mile on his own, ride 12 miles with me, then run a 5K with me. He... Read more
Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

Every weekend there is a Cardio Challenge at LiveFitRevolution. Here is today's: "How fast can you cover a mile? Run, walk, bike, or swim…record your time and see how much you have improved. If you are just starting with LiveFit, we repea... Read more
A Pleasant Ride.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      1 comments

This morning I got an email from my friend Alan. He is training for a sprint triathlon and wanted to know if I'd like to ride with him this evening. I told him I was waiting for new road tires but I'd use a mountain bike if it wouldn't cramp his... Read more
It's Been a While...
Monday, May 28, 2012      3 comments

...since I made a blog entry but I got a bunch of other things done. I resumed working out with the kettlebells after diverting my attention to running, and realize that I have lost a little of the progress I made with them. In the last two week... Read more
Run Every Which Way...
Sunday, May 13, 2012      6 comments

...But right. As I said last Sunday, after the Binghamton Bridge Run, I took the week off from running to give my ankle a chance to recover. Today I tried to determine which of the three styles of running that I have been exposed to put the... Read more
Today Was a Pretty Good Day
Sunday, May 06, 2012      0 comments

First I want to thank everyone who gave me advice or encouragement while I was psyching myself up for this first officially timed half marathon. We had great weather for the Greater Binghamton Bridge Run. My time was better than what I had ... Read more
Things Are Looking Better...
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      2 comments

...for race day. The blister popped during the night and this morning I squeezed a the contents of a vitamin E capsule between the old skin and the raw meat. I bandaged my heel and tried running. I did two miles in under just under twenty minute... Read more
Everything Was Going OK Until...
Sunday, April 29, 2012      4 comments

Today: Cardio Challenge and and screw up. 1st, a 1 hour run downhill and back; 4.83m at a 12.26m/m pace. Maybe you can see the flyover on mapmyrun
view/87792485 . Click on the "3D Flyover Video" ... Read more
Short Run
Thursday, April 26, 2012      1 comments

I took a few days off because my left ankle was bothering me and I didn't want to make it worse before the Bridge Run, but today I put some inserts in my shoes and took an easy two mile run with an adjustable ankle brace. 1st mile: 13:13 2... Read more
Getting Wet...
Monday, April 23, 2012      2 comments

I wasn't going to run today because it was raining, but I checked the AccuWeather monthly forecast and rain was predicted for the day of the Geater Binghamton Bridge Run. I'm not afraid of a getting wet but I thought I'd better get out there and... Read more
I Got a New Toy
Saturday, April 21, 2012      1 comments

I ordered a Garmin Forerunner 405 last week and received it yesterday. I got it to connect with my computer so I was pretty excited about testing it today. Either it has a long learning curve or I am just a slow learner. I thought it was work... Read more

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