Tag Archives: 5k

Motivation

I’m not sure if it’s just the time of year, or having been on vacation, or perhaps I overdid things earlier in the year again, but it’s been tough to get out in order to get in the miles lately. … Continue reading

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It’s a world record run

(Well, not officially yet). On Tuesday night RVRR held their final Summer Series┬árace of the year. This was also the final race for the race directors who started it all 30 years ago, and to go out in style they … Continue reading

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Running on vacation

I really started running lots of races last year (not so much before that) and it seems that with that came a new desire to look for races whenever I’m on a trip. Last year I happened to be in … Continue reading

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Still getting faster? Apparently so.

It’s now almost exactly 3 years since I started running. Since getting a 5k PR last May of 19:29 and then hovering below that ever since (with the exception of a 19:28 PR in that same race this year) I … Continue reading

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Racing in the Vibram Bikila

This year I rediscovered how much I love running in the Vibram Bikila – they are my go-to shoe when it’s wet outside (no socks necessary as they always fit just right) and when it rained in both my May … Continue reading

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Perfect timing

I’m not sure there would be too many people who manage to run the same time at the same race in two consecutive years, but that’s more or less what happened to me yesterday. The Highland Park Run in the … Continue reading

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Race postponed

Early in March I was thinking I would like to do a 5k this month. I looked through all the listings and found one in a local park. The date was perfect for my schedule so I signed up on … Continue reading

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New Year, New Routine

Technically my new routine has nothing to do with it being a new year, but is actually related to the fact the gym I joined opened for business just before Christmas. I’m still trying to settle into what this means … Continue reading

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2012 – running around like a crazy man

Last year I really went crazy with this running thing. As I’ve mentioned before I started running in June 2010 (right after I ran a 5k in May 2010 – I hadn’t run at all for years, but I was … Continue reading

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Fastest 5k of the year!

I did something already this year that I said I wasn’t going to do – I was disappointed by my time in a race (the Resolution Run 5k) yesterday (New Year’s Day). I shouldn’t have been bothered by it for … Continue reading

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