Monthly Archives: July 2012

Long Slow Distance was Slow

The Buckeye Striders met at Sharon Woods park today to do our long slow distance. Several of us training for the Air Force Marathon (Half) were scheduled to do 8 miles today, so we started at 7 a.m. When I … Continue reading

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Faster than the Speed of Light

For today’s speed workout, I wanted to see how fast I could walk a measured 1/4 mile. There are 1/4 mile marks along the roads at Griggs Reservoir, so I did the workout there. After a 1-mile warm up, I … Continue reading

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Roundtown Classic 5-Mile Race Review

Buckeye Striders Pat, Nancy, Steve, Deb and me. The Roundtown Classic in Circleville, OH was a fun event! A group of Buckeye Striders did the 5-mile race yesterday. There is also a 5K and kids fun run. The course was … Continue reading

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Do it Anyway!

Don’t you hate it when people throw your own advice back in your face? Me, too! Here’s the back story.A few months ago I listened to a podcast interview with Adam Carolla. Near the end of the conversation he gave … Continue reading

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Long-Slow Training

My friend Deb and I met bright and early today for this week’s long-slow distance. We are training for the Air Force Half Marathon in Dayton this September, and we were scheduled for 7 miles. We went to Sharon Woods, … Continue reading

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Without Power from Summer Storms

The tree that blocked the trail at Antrim Park from Friday night’s storm. My house was one of the millions without power from the storm that hit the Midwest and some Eastern states on June 29th. Luckily, the power came … Continue reading

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