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Marathoner, A Terry of all trades

In the right interval

Like most training programs, what is scheduled and what actually happens tend to be very different. Hell, most of life is that way… I am somewhere in the middle of training for the 2022 Flying Monkey Marathon which will happen … Continue reading

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Blink and it’s 6 years later

It’s only been 6 years since my last Running blog post? Well, 6 years since the post got out of my head and onto the computer. Many a race report was well crafted in my head during the race but … Continue reading

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Are you receiving me?

“I put it in a letter, what could be better? I put it in a note, one night I wrote” -Are You Receiving Me by XTC So I am sending this test message from the WordPress.com version of my blog … Continue reading

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2015 Flying Monkey Marathon Race Report

Flying Monkey Marathon November 22, 2015 The Reaping Once the Harpeth Hills Flying Monkey Marathon became popular the race director moved to a lottery format to chose the stupid lucky participants. The selection involves a weighted randomization scheme and while I don’t … Continue reading

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Danger Days – 2 Days Out

When participating in a Running Race of any length, there are a few “Danger Days”. Days in which certain activities or lack of them can have negative effects to Race Day performance. Today is 2 days away from the Pistol 50k on … Continue reading

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Warrior Mode Update

This was supposed to be the first part of a series of updates on the my training for the Pistol 50k (31 miles) which I am running on January 2nd 2016 in memory of my late Taekwondo instructor/mentor James Rich. However, some … Continue reading

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Training, better late than never

This post was originally laying out, in general, my training regiment that I would use for the Fall Marathon season. That changed with my diagnosis of pneumonia earlier this month. I haven’t ran since 8/13, a week before the first … Continue reading

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Monkey Wrench

My nemesis, Pneumonia, decided to pay me a visit last week and throw a monkey wrench into my life.  Thankfully, this go around is of the lesser impact type and can be treated with medicine and patience. I knew that it had … Continue reading

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Training Cycles Go Round and Round

I’m hereby officially “In Training” I have tossed in my hat in the weighted lottery for the Flying Monkey Marathon (11/22/15). If for some reason I do not picked in the lottery, my back-up plan is to run Chickamauga Marathon … Continue reading

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Failure to Launch

Back in December, I laid out my plans for my running year 2015. I’m working on taking my planning capability for running and apply it to other aspects of my life, because I can plan out running in a year, yet … Continue reading

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