Monthly Archives: November 2009

Madison Turkey Trot

Joel and I started our Thanksgiving with the Madison Turkey Trot 5-miler at Hammonnassett Beach. I did the 2-mile walk there two years ago, but really wanted to do the run this year. Overall, the race was well-run and a … Continue reading

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Coffee run

Today I went for a coffee run – literally. I planned my route to end down the road from the Dunkin Donuts closest to my house, so after my run I grabbed a cup of coffee and walked home, enjoying … Continue reading

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Week in Review: November 16-22

This week 7 miles This month 24 miles This year 673 miles 2008 515 miles

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The Air Line Trail

Today Joel and I ran on the Air Line Trail for the first time. It was great! We started at the trailhead in East Hampton, near the cranberry bog. The trail is nice and wide, and made of stone dust … Continue reading

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Lacking motivation

I thought the Turkey Trot and my mileage goals for 2009 would be enough motivation to keep up my running routine, but I’ve kind of lost my steam. The chilly, dark mornings make me want to stay in bed longer. … Continue reading

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Week in Review: November 9-15

This week 8 miles This month 17 miles This year 666 miles 2008 515 miles

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Wish list

I’m sick yet again this weekend (I think I have a cold that happened to hit at the same time as my vaccine reaction), and I haven’t run since Wednesday, so I have nothing new to report in running news. … Continue reading

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Piglet flu

Last week I got the swine flu vaccine, and I’m suffering from some side effects – stuffy/runny nose, body aches, coughing, basically a mini flu. Joel and I have been calling it “piglet flu.” Unfortunately it hit on Friday and … Continue reading

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Week in Review: November 2-8

This week 5 miles This month 9 miles This year 658 miles 2008 515 miles

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Set a new goal

My original mileage goal for the year was 600, but I have already surpassed that, so I revised my goal. I have two new goals: one ideal, one safe. My ideal is to hit 715 miles – 200 miles over … Continue reading

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