Newsflash: 5ks suck

You'd think a 5k would be easier than a marathon, but not for me.  I raced  a 5k this morning and it hurt.  I took off way to fast (5:45 pace when I looked down at garmin about a tenth of a mile in) in an effort to keep up with the young cross country …

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Twin Cities 2010 Race Report

This was, by far, my best marathon to date.  In terms of time (PR by 7:08).  But,  more importantly, in terms of fun and feel-good.  This was my 5th marathon.  I really didn't know what to expect in terms of a finishing time for this marathon.  For marathons 1 - 4, I felt that I …

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Boston?!?

I think that I qualified for Boston 2012.  Garmin said 3:49:31, but I think I stopped it a few seconds early (at first timing mat of finish line).  Mindi said she saw a time online of 3:49:41, which would make sense.  But the results site I'm seeing right now is showing 3:51:07, which would make …

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Timberdash 5k – October 2, 2010

If you are looking for a 5k to run (or walk) on Saturday, October 2nd, come join me at the first annual Timberdash 5k trail run/walk at Lake Maria State Park in Monticello.  It is benefiting a great cause:  PATH Crisis Nursery of Wright County.  I've been a member of Crisis Nursery's advisory committee for …

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