Monthly Archives: August 2012

Monday Trail Photos

Here are a few photos from my Monday run. The last photo looks like it did not get the right GPS coordinates from my iPhone. Other than that one photo everything else looks about right.

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27 Confidence Building Miles

I had a late start today but mission accomplished in the end. I had Terra drive me down to Martinsdale, IA and drop me off. Martinsdale is 19 miles from our house but I planned to get in a 25-30 miles before I was done. Everything worked out great. I took 1 gel every 2 … Continue reading »

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Today’s Inspirational Message

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Nike Exploiting Fat People? Huh?

Nike is taking some heat for this ad. Some are saying they are exploiting fat people. I did not get that at all. I found it pretty impirational to tell you the truth. What do you think?

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New Altra Lone Peaks Arrived

My new Lone Peaks arrived this week.  These are my second pair with the first one lasting about 400 miles.  Tuesday I took out the new kicks to Center Trail and got in 10 miles in them.  I can feel the difference in the brand new ones and my old pair.  The cushion is not … Continue reading »

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Photo of the day

At my last race down in KC I had a friend taking photos for me. This one makes me look halfway decent. Charging the hill with a smile on my face!

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Pushing Tired Muscles

I often spend a couple of hours a week looking on the web for training tips, advice, training plans for running ultras. I have so much to learn so this is a great way for me to learn from what other have done before me.  Here is something so basic that you don’t realize it … Continue reading »

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Altra Lone Peak 400 mile update

According to my Daily Mile data I have 313 miles on my Altra Lone Peaks. I am sure I missed marking the shoes on a few training runs or maybe races so I would estimate the mileage is closer to 400 miles. The Lone Peaks were my first pair of Altra shoes and they have … Continue reading »

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