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On pre-marathon meals

Don’t necessarily do as I’ve done here–I’m just illustrating a point. For my three fastest marathon times, I’ve eaten as the last meal before: – 3:32 – cheap mediocre Mexican food. – 3:39 – Mexican in Florence, KY on the … Continue reading

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Pre-race gear check for #CM10

Gear laid out for the 2010 Chicago Marathon Mizuno Wave Rider 12 with 388 miles on them (I chose better stride over Saucony with fewer miles) Powersox Timex IM stopwatch OBX Marathon running hat — it’s gonna be a warm … Continue reading

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Who’s running the Gaslight 5k tonight?

Looks like it’s going to be a little toasty for the 5k tonight in J-Town. I’m going to try for a personal record tonight, which would be anything faster than 20:59. Related Posts 3rd place in AG Santa Sprint 5k … Continue reading

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My splits

This was a very consistent run for me. A little pain the last three miles, shortened my gel intake to every 5 miles instead of every hour. Lap Time Distance 1 8:34 1.00 2 7:51 1.00 3 8:04 1.00 4 … Continue reading

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Flying Pig 3:39:44

Welcome to my public acknowledgment of a very ambitious goal. Flying Pig results on The course was 0.2514 miles too long due to a fire on the race course. 8’19” miles given the altered course, but I’ll live with … Continue reading

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