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Entries from March 2010

Shamrock Shuffle 2010

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Today is an overcast day with 19 MPH winds. I ran the Shamrock Shuffle 5-mile race in Glens Falls and almost exactly nailed my goal time (off by 3 seconds). It was a new PR at the 5-mile distance (32:33) and I’m really happy about it. Update (3.29.2010): Jen and I left before the results […]

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Tags: running

A Banner 7-Day Workout Week

Sunday, March 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

As I wrote about back in January, this year to date I’ve been taking it somewhat easy, not logging too many big miles and focusing more on speed work and faster 6- to 8-mile runs, making more of an effort to run once or twice a week with my running club, the Saratoga Stryders. Running […]

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Tags: running

Spring is in the Air

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments

One thing’s for certain: There’s nothing like five months of a dreary and cold Northeast winter to make one really appreciate the sun (even if we didn’t get much snow this year). So when the temperature climbed to the low 60s yesterday, all I wanted to do was be outside. Yesterday also happened to be […]

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Tags: anecdotes · saratoga springs

Weekend Recap: Painting, Games, Graney’s

Monday, March 15th, 2010 · No Comments

The best weekends are those when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it all. Those are also the weekends that seem to last longer than two-and-a-half days. This past weekend was one of those. Though we didn’t go out Friday night after work, Jen and I did stay in for our own fun […]

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Tags: anecdotes

Runnin’ of the Green (Island) 2010

Saturday, March 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Photo courtesy of HMRRC; that’s me on far right Despite dealing with some craptastic back pain the past week and a half, I set a new 4-mile race PR this morning (25:52) at the Runnin’ of the Green in Green Island, NY, near Troy, and I was pretty psyched about that. Like last year’s race […]

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Tags: running