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Archive for October, 2008

17 Days left! Almost Time to Taper

  I’m not really looking forward to the next phase in my training.  The taper.  The taper is when I should taper off my training and not run as far, or as fast, or as often.  This is what I’ll be doing for the last two weeks before the half-marathon.  The goal of the taper [...]

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Cold Running: Gloves Make the Difference

photo credit: Seb…. Monday morning, I set out to run and it was about 35 degrees outside.  I’ve never run when it was that cold.  I layered up with long pants, long sleeve tech shirt, sweat shirt and a stocking cap.  I didn’t find any gloves the first time I looked, so I went out [...]

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