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Strava v.s. DailyMile v.s. Garmin Connect

I love to use technology. It is what I do for a living and what I do in my personal life. I am a geek in just about everything I do. Gadgets, gadgets, and more gadgets!  Running is no different.  I need to be able to track my progress and view routes or races, give … Continue reading »

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Comparing 2011 to 2012 Mileage

Daily Mile just released their 2012 year in review. All things considered. I was pretty happy with my the year. 2012 was the first year I took running seriously. It was the year I started running ultras. As I have mentioned in the past I really don’t like running very much. After my first 50k … Continue reading »

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2012 Week 28 Recap

This week was pretty fantastic not for the any significant mileage. I dropped down into the 30’s as I start to taper for the 50k. But I did have three runs that were just incredible. If I can harness that same feeling for my 50k I will be gold. Here is a graphic from Daily … Continue reading »

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Benefits of Trail Running

I started following a new blog this week. Adam M. is on Daily Mile and has a blog at http://runningspark.blogspot.com. He an an ultra brother than is very similar to me in that he is somewhat new in this ultra running adventure. He also has a pretty nice running streak going.

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Motivational Posters

These are a few motivational posters I found on DailyMile and reposted on my profile page. A handful of people found them inspirational and reposted them on their blogs or DailyMile accounts. I figured I’d put them up here as well for safe keeping in case anyone has not seen them yet. The T.S. Eliot really hits … Continue reading »

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Foot Update – Lipstick is good for the sole

Today I went to see Dr. Mahoney at the Des Moines University Clinic. He was recommended by a Daily Mile friend as being sympathetic to runners with feet problems. I went to my general practice doctor last week and he told me to just stop running if I wanted to get better. I think that’s like … Continue reading »

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Weekly Food Intake

If you follow me on Daily Mile then you know I am trying to get below 200 lbs. This morning I was 202.4 and that means I might drop below 200 if I weigh myself after my long run this weekend. It will be a pretty big deal for me to see the 199 show … Continue reading »

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First 50k – Training Plan

If you have not been following along on Daily Mile the goal this year is to run multiple 50k races and maybe a 50 mile race. But I have only registered so far for one 50k race. I have some fear to be honest of the 50k but that is a good thing I thik. … Continue reading »

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Shit Ultrarunners Say

I found this on Dan’s Daily Mile page. It has to be one of the funniest running/ultra parody videos I have seen.

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Dreaded Minimalist Calf Ache

Since I have embraced the minimalistic running philosophy I have suffered calf strain/ache. A number of months ago it was a constant issue. The last couple of months it has not been a problem very much at all. Just recently I did a 16 mile run in the AZ desert. I made the mistake of … Continue reading »

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