Monthly Archives: July 2009

My first 100 mile month

Today’s nice, short 3 miler was my last run of the month – putting my July total at 100.5 miles. This is the first time I’ve hit 100 miles in a one-month period. My previous high was, I think, 70 … Continue reading

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Hellacious

I am so annoyed. There is something wrong with my treadmill, and it’s not usable right now. I think the belt might need to be replaced, but I’m not sure. I worked on it for two hours, trying different things … Continue reading

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Week in Review: July 20-26

This week 23.53 miles This month 84.53 miles This year 363 miles 2008 515 miles

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Week in Review: July 13-19

This week 20 miles This month 61 miles This year 339.47 2008 515 miles

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8 miles isn’t that hard

After last weekend’s tough 10 miler, I wasn’t looking forward to this week’s long run, even though it was 2 miles shorter. Last week I had an issue with being slightly dehydrated, resulting in a 45 minute mid-run rehydration break … Continue reading

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Treadmill separation anxiety

When the weather is hot and/or humid (such as today – 83% humidity), I rely on my treadmill to continue logging miles while not dying in the process. My treadmill is in the unfinished part of our basement. I have … Continue reading

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Citizens Bank Not Your Typical 5K review

I went back and forth about doing tonight’s 5K. I really wanted to do it last year, but was in New Jersey for work. This year I was determined to do it – but I’m working late this week because … Continue reading

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Enjoying my day off

This week I’m taking advantage of flex time at work. I have today off, and am working longer hours the rest of the week to make up for it. I first thought I’d sleep in, go for a run and … Continue reading

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Week in Review: July 6 – 12

This week 22 miles This month 41 miles This year 319.47 2008 515 miles

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Acclimating

Given the fact that we’ve had cool weather all summer, I haven’t had a chance to acclimate to hot weather, so I knew today’s run would be tough (it was over 80 degrees). Today was my long run, 10 miles. … Continue reading

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