Monthly Archives: April 2011

It’s a Photo Finish!


One of the weirdest sights I ever saw was people wearing their participation medals at the park the day after the Disney World Marathon. The medal is huge and heavy (probably the biggest one I own), and I couldn’t imagine why anyone … Continue reading

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She won’t Shewee…or win races


My brother-in-law told me about a product that’s very hot right now in Britain: It’s called a Shewee. Yes folks, it’s a device that helps girls pee like guys. Personally, I’ve never felt the need or desire to pee like … Continue reading

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It’s Going to be Lovely, Hilly, and Wet!


I finally got around to reading the course description for Capon Valley 50K. You’d think I would have read this before signing up, but I like surprises. Here are some excerpts that I noted:  “There are 2 steep but relatively … Continue reading

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Pain at Pike’s Peek


Today I ran Pike’s Peek….1K. I ran it with my boys and two of my nieces. My left quad, the one all scratched up in picture in the previous post, now has a lovely purple bruise and really hurts when … Continue reading

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Wipe Out But Never Wimp Out


When I talk about trail-running, people often ask me if I fall. Of course I do. Not often, but yes, I do fall once in a while. When I do, I make sure it’s really good. I used to run … Continue reading

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We Have a Winner!


Thanks to all who entered my FIRST ever giveaway for a pair of Stuffitts Shoesavers! To pick the winner, I used the List Generator on Random.org. I put all the names in a list in the order they appeared in … Continue reading

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Back on Track


I took my broken bike into the shop on Monday. But when I picked it up on Wednesday, it still wasn’t fixed. Turned out I needed a new derailleur, but the shop had to order one and wasn’t sure if … Continue reading

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