Monthly Archives: September 2012

Search for “The Great Walker”

Forgive me for running the news release nearly verbatim, but I really want all of you to have the complete information. (I’ll let you know when you can vote for me.)    Air New Zealand Launches Global Search for The Great … Continue reading

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Tips for Next Year’s Air Force Marathon

Make hotel reservations early. The close hotels fill up fast. Go to the pasta dinner. The food is delicious and the speakers are usually very good. Besides, the local restaurants are typically packed. If you get closed out of the … Continue reading

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Air Force Marathon/Half Review

The weather was beautiful for yesterday’s Air Force Marathon! The temperature was about 50 when we arrived at the parking lot about 90 minutes before the start of the half marathon. The full marathon started at 7:30, the half at … Continue reading

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Beautiful Morning Miles

I missed yesterday’s training walk with the Buckeye Striders because of rain. I know that seems funny considering I walked in rain last weekend, but there is a difference. This week it was pouring before we started — last week … Continue reading

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Surprisingly Fast

Today the plan was to simply do three laps at Antrim Park. After the first lap, my heart rate was barely over 100 bpm and I did not feel as if I was working very hard. I picked up the … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain

It was very humid and overcast today as several of the Buckeye Striders met at 7:00 Saturday morning to do our long mileage on the Olentangy Trail. For three of us, this is our last long day before the Air … Continue reading

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