Monthly Archives: September 2006

Gift Giving Guide

The Winter issue will have our first ever Gift Giving Guide! We are very excited and have had some great suggestions so far. We have formed a committee to help with the selection process and will have a great collection … Continue reading

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Taking it Slow

I’ve been resting my IT band and my knees for over a week. Racewalking (or attempting to racewalk in my case) aggravates the situation. Using the “Stick” to massage the area helps relieve the pain. I really WANT to walk … Continue reading

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1-Hour Racewalk

The one-hour racewalk hosted by the Buckeye Striders this past weekend was a great event! There were only about 11 participants but there were plenty of judges and lap counters – in fact many of us had planned on walking … Continue reading

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New Albany Walking Classic

The New Albany Walking Classic was held today. And as promised it was a great event! How Phil can even control the weather, I’ll never know. There were somewhere around 1,600 walkers at this year’s 10K. The first male, Matt … Continue reading

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Having a Ball

I have wanted an exercise ball for a long time. I’m not sure what made me think I would actually use it – I have an exercise bike in the basement that gets dusted off once or twice a year … Continue reading

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No Walking Division in Columbus Marathon

I have volunteered as Walking Director of the Columbus Marathon for 4 years. During that time we added an early start for walkers, made sure water stops would be open the entire time they were supposed to be open, added … Continue reading

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Beautiful Fall Evening

Today was one of those beautiful Fall evenings that make it easy to get in the training miles. The temps were mild, the sky was clear, the sun was low and turning orange. The water on the little lake was … Continue reading

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Talking About Training

It never fails, if I talk about my plans for training, the plans fall through. I had hoped to get three days of walking in earlier this week and was unsuccessful. At the very least, I thought helping my daughter … Continue reading

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