Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stupid Blister

Today I went back to the Griggs Reservoir Frisbee Golf course to take a picture of the log that was cut to look like a toilet. I never noticed before that cars are not allowed down there, so I had … Continue reading

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A Toilet on the Trail

Photos added 2-28-12. A toilet on the trail. Saturday, the Buckeye Striders did our 8 miles at Griggs Reservoir. It was cold and windy along the river, but not so bad in the area down by the “Frisbee” Golf Course. … Continue reading

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Faked out by the Sun

Last week, this section of the trail was covered with snow, making the hills beyond the curve treacherous. This morning the sun was shining, the temps felt mild and there was no wind. It was beautiful! I could not believe … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Have to Go Slow

The Sharon Woods trail approaching the first hill. The odd thing is, from here the trail goes downhill first, right after the above turn. Sunday morning there was a little bit of snow on the ground and the temperature was … Continue reading

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Mantras Part II

A few years ago some friends and I were walking in Cincinnati’s Flying Pig Half Marathon. Not only is it a remarkably hilly course, but we were not really trained well enough for the race. As we crossed a bridge … Continue reading

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Mantras

For a very long time, I thought I did not believe in mantras. I’ve read the articles and heard people talking about mantras, but it just seemed weird to me. I should probably clarify. The articles I read talked about … Continue reading

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Saturday’s 8 MiIes

Saturday’s long slow distance was great! The temps were mild, the route was flat and I had the opportunity to walk with some good friends. (You can’t ask for more from a long walk!) Though we didn’t walk hard, we … Continue reading

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Sunny Sunday Miles

When my son plays sports, it is harder for me to get my long slow training days in on Saturday mornings. And with the rain and snow we have had already this month, it has been even harder to get … Continue reading

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