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Marathoner, A Terry of all trades

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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Here Comes The Monkey

Getting to the start line of the Pistol 50k will require a lot of work. I’ll be building my training program for it shortly and will have some key milestones. One of which, I hope, will include the Harpeth Hills Flying Monkey … Continue reading

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Warrior Mode – Pistol 50k

It is with great irony that I announce I will be running the 2016 Pistol 50k in memory of Mr. James Rich. What better way to celebrate the life of a Non-Runner by running an ultramarathon? #WarriorMode Continue reading

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