Joshua on February 3rd, 2008

Well, my right calf is still sore.  It doesn’t seem to be getting any better.  It hurts at the top of the muscle, below the knee.  It is most noticeable when I’m running, but also when I squat down (as to pick up Jillian from the floor).  Stretching helps for a bit (maybe 10 minutes), […]

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Joshua on January 25th, 2008

I completed my longest training run before the marathon today.  I managed 20.25 miles at 9:41 minutes per mile.  Slower than I’d like to run in the marathon, but faster than I had planned today and that included a large number of interruptions.  Traffic lights, crosswalks, traffic and even a train slowed me down a […]

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Joshua on January 12th, 2008

I ran, and you probably guessed it from the title, 18.25 miles today. It took just under 3 hours. That is a long damn run, let me tell you what. If someone says, “Hey, wanna go for an 18.25 mile run?” you just tell ‘em “Hell no, do I look stupid to you?”. I ran […]

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Joshua on January 10th, 2008

On my run today I noticed a few things that stood out. The place where whiskey bottles go to die.  About 150, maybe more, whiskey bottles under a tree. I wish I had my camera. The ugliest house I have ever seen.  It wasn’t dilapidated and there wasn’t anything wrong with it, but it was […]

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