Monthly Archives: August 2010

Back running again … in Alaska

After a little more than two weeks of resting and trying to rehab a sore ankle, I started running again last week — in, of all places, Alaska. Continue reading

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10 great memories from the Ragnar Relay

Ah, the joys of a full-time job hunt. Yes, I am kidding. There’s not a lot of joy in it, really. But three weeks ago, I was able to free my mind of all that a job search entails, by … Continue reading

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Doing the Footzone 5K as a spectator

The Footzone 5K in Redmond, Wash., is the only race I know of in and around a shopping center parking lot. As you can imagine, the course is flat, with lots of turns — it’s actually a loop course through the … Continue reading

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For an injured runner, is the elliptical machine the answer?

I haven’t run in seven days, since I hit the finish line of the Seattle Torchlight 8K Run last Saturday. But I have done 14.25 miles this past week — on the elliptical machine (I also walked more than three … Continue reading

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Eager to be able to run again

I will be in much better spirits when this ankle injury has healed. But if you read this blog, or follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you may have deal with my rants about it. Continue reading

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