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Week One: In the Books

Well, I made it through Week 1 of 18 for this marathon training program. Not that it was particularly difficult, since the plan called for 19 miles and I’ve been averaging right around there in the month or so leading up to the beginning of the training. 323 more words

Slow Runners

We're Not Worthy!

I had a decent (but slow) trail run today (2 full loops of Bagley Nature Center and one short loop for a little over 4 miles), and while I was running these slow miles, I was once again wondering how I am ever going to complete a marathon before the cutoff. 828 more words


Week 1 Update

I’m mostly through my first week of “marathon” “training,” which actually feels like “slightly shorter than a normal week” “training.” I had to take an unexpected rest day on Thursday when I came home from work at 6:00, took my coat off, and realized it was really cold in my house. 445 more words


The Best-Laid Plans

Today I begin marathon training.

There I go, throwing out the gauntlet. Using the m-word. I’m not sure if I’m actually going to run a marathon, but I’m going to start a marathon training cycle. 331 more words


Trail Review: Minnesota Point (Winter)

I really, really love this trail, but it does have some drawbacks.

#parkpoint #minnesotapoint #duluth #lakesuperior #conservationofmomentum #runwithrunninwiththedogs

A photo posted by RWD (@runninwiththedogs) on Feb 7, 2015 at 1:34pm PST…

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Ah, I love this song. I wish Axl wasn’t old and fat with a ruined voice. I saw him perform Welcome to the Jungle a few months ago on some show and he was out of breath and horrible. 659 more words


Diary of a Slow Runner- Chipped Shoulders?

I read a New York Times article this morning that got me thinking about being a “slow runner”. The article was called “Slow Runners Come Out Ahead” 668 more words