Monthly Archives: October 2013

Workout – 10/29/13

Went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Must have been running too fast? Broke down to a walk after 2.3 miles. Did walk/run/walk/run after that. Finished the 3.1 miles in 25 minutes and 14 seconds. This is workout #76 … Continue reading

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My 13th “5K” Race (Ever)

I did a race this morning. I almost didn’t make it. I had a hard time finding it.  Thanks to my wife, who I called via my cell, for helping me with directions. I was flying in the beginning. At … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/24/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I took my harder route. It was cold and somewhat windy. The results were not good. I broke down to a walk at 2.2 miles and did an alternating walk/run from … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/22/13

I went for a 5K run today – even though I was not in the mood for it – after breakfast. It just seemed like too nice of a day not to get out there before I spent the whole … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/21/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I decided to take my “harder” route. And, my goal today was to (1) keep my pace, (2) run the whole thing without walking (3) breaking down to a slow jog … Continue reading

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My 5K Race Time History

I have run twelve 5K races in the last 23 months (since I started running). Below are my GPS times for each race: 5K Race Minutes Seconds 1st 26 35 2nd 25 31 3rd 25 34 4th 24 40 5th … Continue reading

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My 12th “5K” Race (Ever)

I was off for this race today. I got up at 6 AM and had some oatmeal, a glass of water, and a cup of decaf tea – since I had to get my 9-year old son to his baseball … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/17/13

I went for a 5K run at 7:15 PM tonight. It was pitch-dark out and I could not see where I was going. But, I did the best that I could do – and thought I was running OK. The … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/16/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I was determined to make the whole 3.1 miles running – since I have a race this Saturday. I took my “harder” route. And, it was hard! I never would have … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/15/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I did it without music since my 9-year old son stole my ear buds and now I cannot find them. It really didn’t work out. At the 2.3 mile mark, I … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/13/13

I went for a delayed 5K run after breakfast. It was hard – as I was not feeling 100%. And, I took my harder route. Also, it was breezy. This was very difficult for me. I had to push myself … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/11/13

I went for a delayed 5K run after breakfast. (I was stuck on a work call earlier.) It was hard – especially at the end! – but, I ran the whole 3.1 miles without breaking down. My time was 25 … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/9/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It was cool out – much cooler than lately – and breezy. (I hate running in the wind!) I was over dressed – with a hoodie and sweat pants. That was … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/8/13

I went for a 5K run before dinner this evening. It was hard. But, thanks to my iPod, I pushed through it. I thought I was going fast? But, my time for the 3.1 miles was 25 minutes and 48 … Continue reading

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My 11th “5K” Race (Ever)

I did well this morning. There were only 74 runners in the race – and most of them were running with dogs. But, I finished third overall. That’s a first for me. Also per the results, I finished 3rd out … Continue reading

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Pre-Race Thoughts

Very early on Sunday morning, I will run in my 11th 5K race. I ran my very first 5K ever back in November of 2011. And, for the most part, I have always done well in my races – sans … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/4/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. This will be my last run before my race on Sunday morning. Today, I decided to run without music – to see how I would manage – since I may not … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/3/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I took my “harder” route too. I had to push myself – and worked up a huge sweat – but, I covered the 3.1 miles without stopping. My GPS battery went … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/1/13

I went for a run after my workday from home today – with my 11-year old daughter. We went to a local park with a running (fifth-mile) loop. She could barely go around once. I didn’t expect much. She has … Continue reading

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