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Pre-Race Panic Dreams

Lately I’ve been a wee bit obsessed with sleep in general and dreams in particular. If blame must be assigned for my latest obsession, we must assign it to my training partner George, who often attempts to take our minds … Continue reading

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Apologies to Pascal (or Locke or Franklin or Thoreau or Cicero or Wilson)

Since I, along with the rest of cyberspace, am not entirely sure which of you actually first uttered my all-time favorite quote (“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter”), I apologize to you all en … Continue reading

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Wedding Toast for C4, Boston Marathon-Style

What’s one to do when a dear, Boston Marathon-running friend ties the knot? Send her off on her merry, matrimonial way with some Bah-stun-based advice, that’s what I say. So that’s precisely what I did this weekend, when a certain dear friend named … Continue reading

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Title 9 Takeaway: Single Legged Drills are Great…

…just not in the middle of a race. That’s the key takeaway from yesterday’s Title 9 Women’s Only Sprint Triathlon, where for the first time in my so-called triathlon career I lost a race not on the swim, not on the … Continue reading

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Cohasset 2013: Not (Yet) Palace Malice

I got my very-first-ever chance to race in the thoroughbred division last month, and by that I mean I abandoned both my F 40-44 age group and what was in all likelihood my last sip of common sense to race as an “Elite”. … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday 2013

At 2:50 PM on Monday April 15th, my Boston Marathon was almost over. A block away from the finish line, I was all the things you hear about: wiped out…eager for the end… thrilled that the day had been perfect. … Continue reading

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My 2013 Challenge to You: Let Yourself Suck

The Mayans were wrong and the world didn’t end, so if you are presently New-Year’s-Resolution-less, please go find one pronto. Since we scored the cosmic Bonus Ball and get another 365 earthly rotations, I kinda feel like it’s incumbent upon … Continue reading

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