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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Joshua on December 20th, 2007

Nine weeks ago last Sunday I started training for the Austin Marathon in earnest. I’ve made it this far without any major injuries and with only a few minor ones (sore knees, small muscle pulls).  I’m at the halfway point time wise, but still have the majority of my planned training miles to go. I’ve […]

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