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The Groundhog Marathon – Another Marathon In The Books

Despite the rough training I stuck it out and participated in another Groundhog Marathon. The first half went well, but the second half not so much. It was a challenge but I finished. It was a joy to represent #HWI and I had a lot of “Hope Water” shout-outs along the 2ay. #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRGus

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Final Training Run Before The Groundhog Marathon

Things were a bit off, and out of the normal, this morning. It actually started last night as I discovered that the #Endomondo service was apparently down, which meant I couldn’t load my training plan to see what my last run would be. Then this morning the Endomondo app on my phone wouldn’t even load […]

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Final Training Week Before The Groundhog Marathon

It was kind of strange to not have ran since last Thursday, and I always fear any sort of break is going to set my training back. Once I hit the pavement I was moving just as if I hadn’t taken a break. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRGus Right now the people of Sierra Leone are […]

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Wrapping Up The Final Week Of Long Runs

This week starts the taper before the marathon. Didn’t have time to grab my own photo since nature was calling. Hopefully that’s not going to be a problem again for my morning runs. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRGuss

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11 Frosty Beard Miles

Today marks the last of my longer training runs as the taper begins before marathon day. The temp this morning was in the high teens which resulted in a pretty frosty beard. I ended up pushing things a little harder than the training plan called for, but I was trying to make it back home […]

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Completing An Easy Monday Recovery Run

Got out and tackled a 5+ mile run. I was happy to see the sidewalk plows had been out which made for nicer running conditions compared to Saturday. It was a good run just focusing on getting the miles in and not so much what my pace was. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRGus Give to clean […]