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Marathon struggles: Maybe it is in my head

I’ve recovered from the Chicago disaster to once again be excited about running another marathon. During my training for the Austin Marathon, I’ve given a lot of thought as to why I can’t put a good marathon together, even though … Continue reading

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How I’m getting faster: Using the right initials

Lots of people who’ve read this blog and saw my times from 2007 have asked how I’m getting so fast. I ususally answer modestly that I’ve just been feeling good. I answered that way because, 1) modesty is a good … Continue reading

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