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Gobble Gobble Gobble – I was the turkey

Nearly each time I’ve done a running race over the last few years, I’ve gotten faster, set a PR and was pleasantly surprised by my time. Not so yesterday. 4 miles, 23:57. 6:00 pace. Huh? I could list reasons why a fast(er) time might have been unreasonable, but it doesn’t really matter. Bottom [...]

28 November 2008 at 16:23 - Comments

BAA Half-Marathon – 13.1 miles that changed everything

Ten years ago I watched the Boston Marathon for the first time and knew I had to try and run it some day. Now, after having run the last four Bostons, I understand it’s an experience words can hardly describe. Large crowds have always inspired me to race harder but there’s something greater at [...]

15 October 2008 at 12:54 - Comments


lots of personal transitions taking place lately: relationship, career, home and cycling team. in the midst of all this, summer has ended and autumn is full-on in my face. october’s arrival typically means i drink beer & watch football on sundays, rather than race my bike. now that’s a fun transition. and in the [...]

9 October 2008 at 14:57 - Comments

Leaky calcium channels & snips of thigh muscle

Scientists claim to have figured out why muscles get tired and developed a drug to eliminate fatigue. Clearly, this would be a performance-enhancing drug… so should it be banned? Is this really that much different than ibuprofen? And how the hell did they get anyone to agree to this?

“Highly trained bicyclists rode stationary bikes at [...]

13 February 2008 at 15:02 - Comments