Category Archives: Winter Running

A Fantastically Dramatic Fall

Getting hit by a car isn’t in the training plan. We’ve established that. Splatting onto the ground in a free-fall Superman pattern isn’t in the training plan, either, but I found a way to work it in. At least I … Continue reading

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Priority #1: Make it to the start line.

I hate running in the dark. However, these days, if it’s not the weekend, we’re likely running when I get home from work, in the dark. We run from my house, a nice little 3.5 mile route around my neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Short, but Significant

There’s a lot to be said for having a good, short run, especially after a short hiatus. Today was the first time I’d run in over two weeks, due to travelling and illness, so the short 4-mile run from McBaine past the … Continue reading

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Feels Like Fire. Hurts Like Hell.

On an 8 mile treadmill run a few Saturdays ago, I listened to my first podcast while running. I liked it, and am looking forward to using that method of distraction more. I listened to Phedippidations (Fdip) podcast #301 called … Continue reading

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NYE 2012 5k: Columbia’s First Night

Always a fun little run, Columbia’s First Night 5k to wrap up 2012 was cold and wet. It had been snowing all day, hovering around that 32 degree mark, but by the start gun the temperature had climbed a few … Continue reading

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Charleston Challenge Mid-Winter Classic 2.5.11

I did a respectable 10k last weekend in Charleston, IL. The race organizers (Charleston Parks and Rec) did a pretty amazing job given the conditions. We awoke to 5 inches of freshly fallen snow! The race was advertised as rain, … Continue reading

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Long Run on a Beatiful Winter Day

Happy New Year 2011! I got out with Carl on Sunday, January 2, 2011, for an 8 mile run. It was a gorgeous, clear winter day, around 35 degrees, and sunny! Perfect running weather. And we got back on the … Continue reading

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