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13.97 Miles / 22.5 KM – Hmmmmm Ouchy?

Yesterday evening I got it in my head that I wanted to see if I could run a Half-Marathon, so I tossed on my running clothes, grabbed some hydration, and headed out the door for an out and back 13+ … Continue reading

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Crewing and Running with the Goon

If you have not been reading about the fires in California, then you may not know that the Tahoe 200 Endurance Run was canceled due to the Caldor fire that continues to grow in the Eldorado National Forest, the California … Continue reading

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Gear: I’VE GOT A SECRET RUNNING TOWEL

In the past, I have paid between $9.00 for cheap to the most expensive from REI $15.00 for towels to wipe the sweat for my head and other dripping wet parts after a run. I know not something pleasant to … Continue reading

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Come Run With ME! – Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K & Shadow Of The Giants 50K

I’ve just entered two races so far. I am also looking at the Double Peak Challenge 10K in San Marcos on September 25 but haven’t decided on it for sure yet. Joggin’ for Frogmen Race Series Joggin’ for Frogmen 5K … Continue reading

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RUNDERWEAR MAN! Episode 2: Quest for Anti-chafing when Running after 60

“I was just looking at a packet that had SpongeBob thong underwear, so it goes farther than I would imagine. ” Stephen Hillenburg I’ve been down the underwear road before, no skid tracks intended; I have spent much time buying … Continue reading

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Oh NutButter! Episode 1: Quest for Anti-chafing – Running after 60

As milage increases, as does the opportunity for the delicate parts of your body to chaff. Chaffing was a problem for me when I ran anything over six miles between 2014 and 2018, especially bad at distances over 18 miles. … Continue reading

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Upped Mileage to 6 Miles and some change

On 18 Aug, I increased my mileage from 4 miles to 6 miles. I took my existing route and adjusted it to add the miles. I wanted to add-on to my existing route to keep the hills and trails in … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon – Rim Trail, though Fairyland Trail out and back

While on vacation with my family, I was fortunate to carve out some time to run. No simple feat when I was driving from one place to the next. In 7 days, I logged 3,400 miles driving through 7 states. … Continue reading

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Anxiety, PTSD, and Running

It’s magical what happens on a trail run. As you run the trail, every worry and stress seems to melt away as you immerse yourself into the run and scenery; it is truly a time when I am at peace … Continue reading

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I’m Almost There!

In my blog entry “Running: Okay, this time it’s for real ……. I promise.” I told you that until I’m able to run my current route without walking, I would not venture off. Well, I’m almost there! I am trying … Continue reading

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