Monthly Archives: February 2005

Day 1 Week 1

Day one week one Marathon count down. ING Ottawa is 12 weeks away – today is the official start of my training routine. 20 lbs heavier than I want to be but ready to go. I will be posting frequently … Continue reading

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Went long – owww

I did a long run yesterday. 25 kilometers (15.6 miles) which is a little over half the marathon distance of 42 kilometers 195 meters. I was running for endurance training not for speed or to have a quick time which … Continue reading

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Changing schedules

I have decided to take the plunge and run a marathon. May 29th at 7:30 AM I will set off on a 42K run in Ottawa particpating in the ING National Capital Race Weekend. That only gives me 12 weeks … Continue reading

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In the swim

Back in the pool again. Last night was only the third time that I have been in the pool this month, but it is starting to get easier. Swimming is hands down tougher than cycling or running though it does … Continue reading

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Going down

Since being able to seriously exercise again (the cracked ribs are pretty much healed now) I have started to drop a few pounds again. My weight had been hovering in the 180 range has now retreated to the 175 range. … Continue reading

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Busy-ness

Life has been insanely busy of late. There is no slowing down for fear of being run over by my own life. The old John Lennon quote “Life is what happens while you are making other plans” really seems to … Continue reading

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Life has been busy

Tomorrow I will be 42 which means I will have been writing this blog for 2 years now. Aside from my marriage that is the longest commitment I have ever made to anything. Last week I had to cut two … Continue reading

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