• 2010 Race Calendar

    01.17 - Samson Stomp 5K
    04.24 - Deer Run 10K
    05.01 - Door County Half Marathon
    07.11 - Pewaukee Triathlon
    08.01 - Bradford Beach Tri
    09.11 - TosaFest 5K

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Good News………And Bad News

Good morning all!

The snow has finally subsided here but we got the full brunt of what was predicted for us – about 12 inches total.  Once the plows did their thing, the wall of snow at the end of our driveway was easily two feet deep or more.  The wind made it that much worse in that the snow would easily drift up to two or three feet deep in certain spots.  I’m thankful every day like this for my snowblower and that I don’t have to move all of that snow with a shovel.  After about two hours or so outside I’m happy to say that the driveway is clear, the sidewalk is walkable and our back patio is snow-free (gotta make sure the doggies can move around outside to do their thing too!).

You’re not here to read about the weather though.  Good news first.  I jumped on the treadmill yesterday afternoon and successfully completed my 5 mile run in a time of 42:51.  That’s been about the typical pace that I’ve been running at lately.  Not really pushing it but not taking it easy either.  I figure if I can build a good base of doing 5 mile runs at an average pace then I set the stage for pushing forward to faster and longer runs.  I was quite pleased with this run.  Until……..

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