Monthly Archives: May 2005

Race results update

According to everyone I know who is a competitor the official time is not the one you count – the chip time is. So the time of 4:13:50 stands as my marathon time which means I actually succeeded in my … Continue reading

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Race Results.

Place overall: 1988
Official Time: 4:16:17.8
Official Pace per K: 6:05
Chip time: 4:13:50.4
Bib number: 2884
Gender place: 1441/2028
Age group place: 315/420 Men 40 – 44
Official Time at 21K: 2:01:08
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Last day of taper

This is it. The bruised quad is pretty much normal. The hyper extended knee is only a little wonky once in a while. I am in the best shape I can expect to be in right now. Tomorrow I discover … Continue reading

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Two things

O.K. first things first. I found another green marble this morning on my last 10K run before the marathon. I was happy to find it. Now I have six. I am going to bring them to Ottawa with me in … Continue reading

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Drunken sailor

This past weekend was my son’s birthday party. His birthday was at the beginning of the month but we decided to do a Revenge of the Sith birthday party. Spending money like there was no tomorrow is a hallmark of … Continue reading

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Absence of reason

We are all ultimately creatures of passion. The idea that we reason things out is appealing but largely untrue. We make decisions based on our desires and appetites then find the logic which justifies them. I can come up with … Continue reading

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Less than a week

The final week of taper is upon me. This week means minimal running and maximum self control. I have to keep a handle on the urge to train for the next little while and have faith in the training I … Continue reading

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Blooming tree

My friend has a great site with beautiful pictures. So being an envious and competative sort I had to post a picture or two. Well two in this case. The first is my crab apple tree in bloom. The second … Continue reading

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Cool running

So after bruising my quad and hyper extending my knee on Monday I had to take two days off to recover a bit. The quad in particular was is causing a lot of very focused pain. Yesterdays run went well. … Continue reading

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