Training roundup and a self-timer fail

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We were eager to get going this morning, even though one of has had stayed out way too late and was so tired driving to our meeting place that she took a wrong exit.  Consequently I took this beautiful photo while waiting around in my Saucony’s. Since I have an alibi, in that I was watching “Divergent” with the family and then processing it while I tried and failed to fall asleep for hours afterward, it was not I who hit the sack far past…

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Smashing my new shoes down and a distracting workout

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This is how you know that you needed fresh kicks:  you put one old one and one new one on and the new one makes you an inch taller. I cannot tell you how excited I am to get out there tomorrow and start smashing the new ones down. Today I hit the track for a few, or perhaps a lot of 400s. I may or may not have circled it a few times. Like 20. Believe me, this wasn’t a speed workout;  it was…

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