Category Archives: triathlon

Running/Training Plan – 2012

If you’ve been reading the blog, you may remember a statement of mine in an earlier posting that went something like this: I am delightfully looking forward to NEVER EVER EVER running a marathon again… Let me tell you, training … Continue reading

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Peachtree City Sprint Triathlon

I did the Peachtree City Sprint Triathlon today. It was a blast. I had fun and Jenn took a lot of great pictures! You can see them at the flickr set. The above is my favorite of the day. Run … Continue reading

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Training Continues; Paranoia Sets In

We’re training for the Mount Desert Island Marathon. You may recall that I’ve been having some calf issues which caused me to DNF out of the Georgia Marathon. Well, training has begun again for the next big race and it’s … Continue reading

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Doctor Frustration

Warning: The following constitutes generalizations with a sample size of “not very big”. Medical Doctors, it seems, don’t really want to look at me as a whole anymore. They want to look at “the problem” and fix it. Or try. … Continue reading

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Georgia Marathon 2011 – DNF

Today I ran the Georgia Marathon. Exactly 3.8 miles of it. I managed to pull my calf again. I was at the water station at on Auburn avenue when the aching in the calf became a shooting, stabbing pain. I … Continue reading

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Georgia Marathon

Tomorrow I run the Georgia Marathon. The course map is here (pdf) if you want to come cheer me on. You can figure I’ll cross the start line around 7:10 AM and be maintaining a 12:00 per mile pace (more … Continue reading

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Atlanta Track Club Peachtree City 5k/10k 2011 -and- Injury Update

I ran today with Keith and Jaime the Atlanta Track Club 5k/10k in Peachtree City (we all ran the 5k). I turned in a 26:00 according to my watch and both Keith and Jaime broke their previous PRs. Go us! … Continue reading

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Injury – Frustration

Last night I attended/worked the Search for the Golden Sprocket, an event sponsored by The Extraordinary Contraptions. I arrived earlier than most of the band and discovered that the primary entrance to the venue was a slick ice death trap. … Continue reading

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Back into Training, Running, Triathlon

I’m back running, and this is making me very happy. I’ve been into my training regime for over a month. Things seem to be feeling well with respect to my calf, thank you very much. I even ran a race … Continue reading

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Interesting Statistical Anomaly – Triathlon Race Timing

I was analyzing the data (well, really I was just processing the data from the ugly text I can rip off the web into something that I can mangle with Excel) from the 2010 Peachtree City Sprint Triathlon and I … Continue reading

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