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Archive for December, 2008


Yes! The shins felt okay for the Jingle Bell 5K this past Sunday and I ran a 17:57! I forgot to get my Santa costume on Saturday and thus missed out on the dash for cash. While only one santa finished ahead of me, it’s doubtful I could’ve finished as fast in [...]

19 December 2008 at 03:23 - Comments

Lights Out

I got to track practice @ MIT tonight but nobody was in the lobby. Instant first thought was “shit, i’m late.” Nope, right on time. Then noticed the lights were off upstairs so figured I screwed up dates and it’s tonight’s practice that is canceled, not next week’s. Having rushed over from a [...]

10 December 2008 at 04:34 - Comments

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome – Shin Splints

I was so excited to run the Jolly Jaunt on Saturday morning… a 5K just a few blocks from home. But after running one block w/ my dog Libby, things weren’t looking too good. Yeah, a blind monkey could’ve seen this one coming… OVERUSE INJURY! Last weekend’s 10.5 miler was too much too soon. [...]

9 December 2008 at 04:56 - Comments

4 days, 25+ miles and the Super Sunday 5K/10K

Last week, in what can only be described as a small miracle, I managed to:

run 7 miles w/ Pickles on Sunday arrive early to Tuesday’s BAA indoor track workout race the Gobble Gobble Gobble 4 miler on Thursday run 10.5 miles with the Marathon Sports crew on Saturday open registration for the Super Sunday 5K/10K on Friday

The fact that [...]

1 December 2008 at 18:31 - Comments
When is the Jingle Bell Run? This week? can you tell me the signup info or post a ...
10 December 08 at 00:25
alain - boston, ma
It's Sunday in Davis Square, but it sold out weeks ago. Sorry. For more info, see
10 December 08 at 01:41