Monthly Archives: September 2010

Weird Couple of Days

Weird couple of days has affected my ability to get in some walking. Because we took a group of kids to an indoor water park on Saturday, I didn’t walk. I figured that climbing stairs to ride water slides would … Continue reading

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I Thought I was Fit …

Doing two half marathons in the same month — PRing in the second one — might indicate a level of fitness. But sometimes I forget that just because I can walk pretty far, and I’m getting faster, that I’m not … Continue reading

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Obesity can Cost Women More than Men

Just saw in today’s paper that there are additional costs to being obese. The average person would assume that there are health care costs and everyday living costs that would be higher. What I found surprising is that it is … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts about the Air Force Half Marathon

You can’t help but finish this race feeling patriotic!  Expo is nice, but always tight. Good to get there at off-peak hours. Thursdays are good. Though I didn’t do it this year, it is a good idea to go to … Continue reading

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New PR at Air Force Half Marathon!

The Air Force Marathon Half today was fantastic! The weather was perfect, the water stops were fun, the B52 flyovers were exciting and the finish line was well organized! The half marathon started at 8:30 this year, about one hour … Continue reading

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Two Days Off

I took two days off after Sunday’s half marathon. Though I had no intention of walking Monday, I did end up doing a little “casual” walking in a park setting. Though it was slightly tiring, it still qualifies as a … Continue reading

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Emerald City Half Marathon — Nice!

I finished the inaugural Emerald City Half Marathon (Dublin, OH) today. Overall, it was a nice race. The event started and ended at the Dublin Methodist Hospital which allowed plenty of parking. It was an out-and-back course on main roads … Continue reading

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Second Friday Off

Today was my second Friday off in a row. I have tons of vacation days saved up and don’t have any real travel plans, so I decided to take a few long weekends. Taking a day off like this makes … Continue reading

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Impulse Race Registration

Today I registered for the Emerald City Half Marathon to be held in Dublin this Sunday. Yeah, it was an impulse. I don’t normally register for half marathons on a whim. In fact, I almost registered for this one a … Continue reading

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