Runs worth the drive

June 21, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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