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Entries from August 2009

“Saratoga Springs: A Mecca for High-Class Living”

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

That’s right. That’s how Jen and I roll: In style in our “mecca for high-class living.” It’s fun to see this promotional video of all the Saratoga sights we know and love: Well, mostly love… I don’t know about calling D’Andrea’s “one of the best pizzaerias in town.” It’s made me sick a couple times, […]

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It’s Like Running in a Hot Tub

Friday, August 21st, 2009 · No Comments

I just returned from a sobbing wet 9-mile training run, which included 8×100-meter intervals at the Saratoga Springs High School track. While doing my intervals — with just a slow 100-meter recovery jog in between each one — I was trying to think of a good analogy of what it’s like to run in weather […]

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Truck Dogs of Saratoga

Sunday, August 16th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Truck Dogs of Saratoga, originally uploaded by Blog Master G.

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Saratoga Track

Sunday, August 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Saratoga Track, originally uploaded by Blog Master G. It was insanely hot today (90 and humid) – tomorrow is supposed to be even hotter.

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Fasig-Tipton 5k 2009

Saturday, August 15th, 2009 · 6 Comments

  On the heels of the SF Marathon, I ran my third 5k this morning – the First Annual Fasig-Tipton 5k right here in Saratoga Springs – and I destroyed my previous PR (set in April’s Dodge the Deer) by more than a minute (1:14)! I set out to run sub-20 and I nailed my […]

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San Francisco Marathon 2009

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009 · 11 Comments

A week ago I ran my third marathon, and my first of 2009: The San Francisco Marathon. It was a most excellent experience with perfect weather, beautiful views, and quad-grinding hills. It also happened to fall on mine and Jen’s 6th wedding anniversary, so extra special thanks to Jen for supporting my marathon habit – […]

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