Monthly Archives: July 2013

Insanely sore

I spent the last week in Arkansas. I didn’t run as much as I would have liked, or should have, but I did get out to my rural track that I wrote about last Saturday a couple of times throughout … Continue reading

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When the accomplishment is simply to finish

Today’s long run was one of those runs in which about 10 minutes in, I decide the accomplishment will be to just finish, not achieve a particular pace. I am down at my family’s place in the Arakansas Ozarks. After … Continue reading

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Sightseeing train and run in Skagway

While planning our trip to Alaska I heard many time that Skagway is the place “catch the gold rush excitement.” I didn’t know much about the Yukon Gold Rush, or Skagway for that matter, but we were set to learn … Continue reading

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Gravity likes me. It really likes me.

At least once every training season I have an epic fall. A situation where I am happily running along and the next second I am face-planting in to the asphalt. Saturday was epic fall day. I started my run a … Continue reading

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My quest to be a morning person. Again.

Since we returned from our trip I have been wanting to get started on my half marathon training but have had a difficult time getting started. The problem is my mid-week runs. I’ve tried a few times before to gets … Continue reading

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Worth every calorie

I don’t think I have mentioned here what cruise line we took for our Alaskan trip but it was Princess. Specifically, the Coral Princess. This was only our second cruise, first one on Princess. The only other cruise we had … Continue reading

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Magical run in an even more magical place

The luck we had in Denali weather-wise continued for the cruise portion of our trip with the exception of the first day at sea when we were scheduled to sail to Hubbard Glacier. The fog was too dense and we … Continue reading

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