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Chicago 26.2 (Read 1280 times)

    Good luck to all those running on Sun. For sure, I know that Berner, Mishka, Derek and Schneidr are running, although I am sure there are others I am missing. HTFU!
      Haha I just figured out what that meant. I think.
      2009 Goals: Run 5x a week, Iron Horse Half-Marathon on a 6-month C2HM Program that completely made up and is probably unhealthy.
        Good luck to all those running on Sun. For sure, I know that Berner, Mishka, Derek and Schneidr are running, although I am sure there are others I am missing. HTFU!
        Yeah. Good luck to all the Chicago and Steamtown runners this weekend!

        When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?

          Yeah. Good luck to all the Chicago and Steamtown runners this weekend!
          Go Team HTFU! Can't wait for the reports.

          E.J.
          Greater Lowell Road Runners
          Cry havoc and let slip the dawgs of war!

          May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your SPF30, may the rains fall soft upon your sweat-wicking hat, and until you hit the finish line may The Flying Spaghetti Monster hold you in the hollow of His Noodly Appendage.

            Good luck runners!!
            2009: BQ?
              Good luck everyone.
              http://distance-runner.blogspot.com
                THanks Mike!! Thanks everyone!!

                Your toughness is made up of equal parts persistence and experience. You don't so much outrun your opponents as outlast and outsmart them, and the toughest opponent of all is the one inside your head." - Joe Henderson


                Go Pre!

                  Run fast! Have fun, tell all Smile
                  PWL


                  Has been

                    I'm running 26.2 Sunday--just not Chicago. The Maine Marathon is kind of like Chicago, just a lot smaller. Smile

                    "I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong."--Bertrand Russell


                    Needs more cowbell!

                      Go Team HTFU! Can't wait for the reports.
                      Ditto! I hope cool temps and gentle breezes greet you all, but I don't think that's gonna be the case in Chi-town. Maybe some crazy lake-effect weather will rear its head! Smile k

                      I shoot pretty things! ~

                      '14 Goals:

                      • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

                      • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)


                      Imminent Catastrophe

                        I'm running 26.2 Sunday--just not Chicago. The Maine Marathon is kind of like Chicago, just a lot smaller. Smile
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                        "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

                         "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

                        "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

                         

                        √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

                        Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

                        Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014


                        Needs more cowbell!

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                          That is SO cool! If I ever get into marathoning I REALLY would love to do that as a destination race. I never managed to go to Loch Ness when I was actually in Scotland...because a certain male was a party-pooper and poo-poohed it. k

                          I shoot pretty things! ~

                          '14 Goals:

                          • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

                          • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)

                            GOOD LUCK ALL MARATHONERS THIS WEEKEND!!!!!

                            Your toughness is made up of equal parts persistence and experience. You don't so much outrun your opponents as outlast and outsmart them, and the toughest opponent of all is the one inside your head." - Joe Henderson

                              Run well and long! Good luck!

                              "Nothing's better than the wind to your back, the sun in front of you, and your friends beside you." Aaron Douglas Trimble

                                It was a scorcher. Apparently, the high was a record for the day and the marathon. I don't know wgat the high was, but it was 91F at the 20-mile mak My finishing time was 5:35. I'll post a full race report when I return home tomorrow. I'm posting this from my mobile phone
                                Derek
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