Category Archives: Running

Getting out the door


Thank goodness for trails and friends, people.  Getting out the door to run is truly helping me survive this crazy week. In regards to the college application process, I should probably write a post detailing out the hard lessons that we have learned.  It’s difficult to describe succinctly why this period of time is having such a deleterious effect on our outlook. So anyway, running.   I’m trying. Last week: Miles:  66 Speed:  1/1 on/off, 20 minute tempo Tempo intervals:  3 x 1 mile with 3…

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Spring break and aimlessly running


Spring break happened this week;  it just came out of nowhere.  Suddenly there were three extra people hanging around the house looking for amusement. Well the teenagers amuse themselves, but oh lordy Youngest does crave some attention now and then.  He is bright and energetic, and doesn’t settle down very often to entertain himself. Sure I could put him in front of the television or let him watch Youtube, but it just doesn’t feel right to do that. (I’m a mean mommy.) So this explains…

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Fun in the sun


Track season is in full swing and I am literally outside all the time now.  Well almost literally.  I even got MFP to come out the other day;  he stepped right in and began timing kids with an enthusiasm best reserved for the stage.  At any rate, it was certainly a moment to capture. This season I am determined to stay smooth-skinned by protecting myself with a big hat.  Do you remember last year when a lady offered me skin cream at the end of…

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