Runs worth the drive

June 21, 2014
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Most of us like to hit the pavement right outside of our front door each day because our time is limited.  But there are those days when we seek a new challenge, a change of scenery, a new route.  Los Angeles offers so many glorious running routes;  sometimes getting into the car to go for […]

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Back to the hot pavement

June 21, 2014
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I am back to grinding out the miles on hot pavement in South Carolina for a few days.

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Another sandy run and a sweet situation

June 18, 2014
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This is the inlet that I run to every morning.  I no longer need my Garmin;  it is exactly 4.5 miles from my doorstep to this spot, and I always want to make it here.

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My version of fun

June 17, 2014
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I am the sort of vacationer who pops up out of bed at 6 a.m. and can’t wait to get outside too see what the day will bring.  In short, I am terrible at this. 

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The best line ever

June 15, 2014
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I talked to MFP last night on the phone (he is still in LA for a few more days), and I told him that I am having a great time on this trip except for one thing.

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The humidity is no joke

June 14, 2014
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Our first stop on this trip back to the other coast is to my hometown, Rock Hill, South Carolina. 

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See you on the other side

June 11, 2014
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I am going to be MIA for a few days due to travel, but I wanted to quickly share with you guys that my quad feels 100%, and that I climbed up a mountain for one mile of a 7-mile run today.  I am not going to lie;  I was a little depressed about the […]

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Getting out the knots and loquacious lads

June 10, 2014
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Yes, these are my dirty sneakers. I am too paranoid to wash them, because I don’t want the midsole to break down any sooner than it will.   Currently they are residing on the back porch until I feel comfortable running again.

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Who has time to ice and my loose plan

June 9, 2014
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My quads are officially in need of a break.  Admittedly, I got a little overzealous in my post-marathon training.  However, there’s a little problem that pops up when I have a niggle here or there.

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Fitting it all in

June 8, 2014
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Even though we are in the midst of trying to run errands, pack for an upcoming trip to the East Coast, I have been able to get in a few pretty epic runs over the last week. Yesterday a few of us ran up Mt. Lowe, a climb of nearly 2,400 feet.  I really struggled […]

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