Monthly Archives: October 2010

Chilly 8+ Miles Saturday

I’m not sure how far we walked today, but our plan was for 8 miles. We were walking at Griggs Reservoir, but there was a crew regatta, so the parking lot was very crowded, there were tons of people, and … Continue reading

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Wednesday Walk

Elaine and I met at Griggs Reservior for our usual mid-week walk. Deb was on the other side of town and Sharon Woods was closer to her. We walked for more than an hour and went farther than 4 miles. Though the wind … Continue reading

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A Sure Sign Marathon Training Season is Over

I went to Antrim Park the Thursday after the Columbus Marathon to do a quick two laps for about 2.4 miles. As I walked to the starting point, I noticed there were very few cars and almost no one at … Continue reading

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Columbus Marathon Shirt and Medal

As anyone who reads this blog knows, I just love it when a race gives out shirts in women’s sizes! And the Columbus Marathon did a great job this year. The shirt is a different color — hot pink — … Continue reading

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Columbus Marathon (Half) Recap

Me and Deb after the race. Thanks for taking it Laura! Today’s Columbus Marathon started at 7:30 with temps in the high 40s. Several of the Buckeye Striders were entered, and I started the race with Deb, Pat, Nancy and … Continue reading

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Taper to Columbus Marathon (Half)

It’s taper week! The Columbus Marathon Half is this upcoming Sunday, I have a love/hate relationship with taper week. I love the fact that I can take it easy and I have a lot more free time. The part I … Continue reading

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Day After

Yesterday I was a little wiped out after the race and surprisingly sore. I guess it was more stiffness than soreness. Regardless, I fell asleep on the couch in the early afternoon and that is unusual for me. Then today … Continue reading

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10-mile Race Today

There is a local organization called Step and Stride that has the goal to help people get fit by walking. Their events are not necessarily races, though some of them are. Today Step and Stride hosted its first 10-mile race … Continue reading

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