Category Archives: Exercise

Keep On Trucking

Funny how life goes. Shortly after writing my last LlamaRun update on April 8, my body reached an obvious fatigue point. I had been rocking along since early March with four runs of 3-miles each weekly, plus cardio strength training … Continue reading

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It Only Gets Harder with Age

Nearly five years has past since I returned to semi-serious running, and an obvious pattern has emerged. I get overweight > become disgusted with myself > begin running again > get in decent enough shape to handle a 13.1 mile … Continue reading

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Running & Bourbon Pair Up In 13-Mile Race

Mercifully, the 2015 half marathon season has come to a close. With the completion of the Urban Bourbon in Louisville on Oct. 24, the longer runs are done and I can ease off the distance accelerator. As with the KY … Continue reading

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Long Training Runs Pay Dividends on Race Day

I had to question my own sanity as I found myself up stretching at 6:00AM the Saturday before last, chowing down a Clif Shot Energy Gel and chasing it with coffee and Gatorade, as I stuffed gear into my gym bag. … Continue reading

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Grit and Determination Get 12-mile Training Run Completed

It was well within my consciousness that I had a 12 mile training run scheduled for Saturday morning, but Friday evening I was going with Maia to a fundraising dinner in downtown Louisville. There are two ways to approach this. … Continue reading

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11-Mile Training Run Completed But Age Impossible To Escape

The weather gods were kind this past Saturday and delivered an overcast morning with temperatures in the low 70s. It wasn’t much to look at but as my training partner and I left the parking lot at 9AM we were both nodding approvingly as … Continue reading

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New Course Plotted for Weekday Run

Coming out of two runs over the long weekend I had serious body fatigue, but needed to get back out to plug in a weekly maintenance run in preparation for a 10-plus mile jaunt scheduled for Saturday. Last night I … Continue reading

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