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59 seconds – Edmonton marathon race report

I had been wanting to do the Edmonton marathon for a very long time.  Ever since my mom’s brother and family moved there and I started running marathons nearly 30 years ago years ago I have told them I would … Continue reading

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Its a Miracle I tell ya!

One of my only goals this year is to try and become a little more flexible.  See the word “little” I don’t want to set myself up for failure.  For example I will never be able to do this pose … Continue reading

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Making the most of a bad situation and my fun new bike!

I planned for this Saturday as I have every other Saturday this month to go out and hit the trails on my new green machine/commuter/cross bike.  It is a no-name brand steel framed cross bike which I bought on a … Continue reading

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Winter Running Live Video info Session

All you ever wanted to know about winter running and more!  Lots of props as well as all the Q and A you want! Check it out ! http://teamwildathletics.com/2012/12/13/embrace-winter-running-learn-more-in-a-live-stream-with-teamwild-coaches/  

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Feeling alive at five!!!!!

I spend most of my days indoors in an office.  The office has a nice view but its indoors and well its boring most of the time.  As I left my office today, Friday, it started to rain.  No, let … Continue reading

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5,000 Kettle Bell Swings

I swear I did that many yesterday.  It was brutal.  It was something completely different from my last 18 Saturdays.  I did a bootcamp.  If you don’t know what a kettle bell swing  is – here is a link http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/eow-kettlebell-swing . … Continue reading

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Chasing “down” the blood sugars – The Chicago Marathon Race Report

This was Chicago Marathon #7 for me and my 23?ish marathon in total.  Was it a PR-no, but damn I felt really good.  I really wish I could explain why. I had never run a marathon without officially training for … Continue reading

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