Monthly Archives: July 2008

Dave McGovern Comes to Columbus

Dave McGovern, racewalking coach extraordinaire, will be in Columbus this weekend for a walking clinic! I’ve never been to one of Dave’s clinics — I have been to Jonathon Matthews and Bonnie Stein. I’m very excited. I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Teleseminar Sidelines Walk

I had a ton of mail to get out tonight, and got most of it to the PO. Great! Then I called into a teleseminar about how to get on national TV. The seminar started out OK, but covered a … Continue reading

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I’m a Twitterer

Most of Twitter still seems vague to me. I’m not quite sure how to navigate, how to respond, how to get people to be followers and followees! Unlike this blog and my website, the Twitter address doesn’t seem to show … Continue reading

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45 min Easy

For my 45 min tonight, my daughter and I went to Antrim Park and walked twice around the lake. I parked in the upper parking lot to give us a little more opportunity to warm up, but because we walked … Continue reading

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Today’s Speed Workout

We did 8 X 400 at our 5K pace today. [8 laps of 400 meters (1/4 mile)with a 2-min rest between]Lap 1 3:33Lap 2 3:34Lap 3 3:33Lap 4 3:23Lap 5 3:35Lap 6 3:33Lap 7 3:29 Lap 8 3:21 At our … Continue reading

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Too Many Shoes?

I think I may officially own too many pairs of shoes. Part of the problem is, I don’t like to throw the worn pairs away. I keep thinking that if I have to paint or mow the lawn, I need … Continue reading

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Early Saturday — Great Walk!

The Buckeye Striders had a great turnout at 7:30 a.m. today for our weekly walk! We usually meet to walk at 8, but because several of us are training for the New Albany Half, we needed to get in 6 … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Speed Workout

3 X 1 miles. I waited until nearly 9:20 to go out to walk. It wasn’t an intentional delay, I ended up buying shoes, then eating dinner, checking e-mail… before I knew it, it was late! This is exactly why … Continue reading

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New Shoes

I am trying out a new pair of “half marathon” shoes. As many of you may know, I tend to get too light of shoes for longer distances. This pair is a little bit heavy and very cushy. They feel … Continue reading

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What’s on Your MP3 Player?

I’m always curious about what people have on their MP3 players. I personally don’t like listening to music when I’m walking — I almost always have a good audio book on mine. (I know, I’m boring.) So, what is on … Continue reading

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