Steamtown, take 2

A week after the marathon, I owe my readers a race report! I was following the Pfitzinger 55/12 plan again this year, but had a few speedbumps along the way. Messing up my weeks and running 17 miles on the date of what was supposed to be my last 20 miler threw me, and then I raced what turned out […]

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Nothing like a little guilt…

Last Friday I started a new job, less than a block from NW, where most of my running buddies work. A group of them meet virtually every day at lunch to run. I have always maintained that once I started at RI, I would be out there with everyone! (There are some logistics to work out: namely, RI doesn’t have […]

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Buckeye Trail Race Report

I decided to enter the Buckeye Trail 50K somewhat on a whim. I had been planning to do the Crown King Scramble 50K in March, and decided that the best way to prepare for an ultra was to run one as ‘training’. A friend had recently discovered the “joy” of trail running, and I believe she suggested we give it […]

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Detroit Free Press Marathon Report

The players: Paul: PRed at the Dayton Air Force Marathon 09/17/2005, a medical issue kept him from finishing Columbus 10/16/2005 Doug: PRed at the Columbus Marathon 10/16/2005 Helen: PRed at the Columbus Marathon 10/16/2005 Andrea: PRed at the Steamtown Marathon 10/09/2005, ran the Columbus Marathon 10/16/2005 The stage: Detroit Free Press Marathon 10/23/2005 We headed up to Detroit on 10/22/2005 […]

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