Author Archives: gregdidit

The Cost of Doing Business

I keep telling myself I can do this. I have done it before. Thousands of others have done it before me.

However when you really sit back and think about it, who in their right mind would spend up to 5 hours running?

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But yet that is what I signed up for. Not only signed up for, but paid (lots of) money to enter a race… and paid (lots of) money to train with a group. And the ironic part is, for a sport that costs relatively nothing. When you think of running, or at least when I used to think of running… you throw on a pair of sneakers and walk out your front door and you’re good to go.

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New York, New York

I will run 465 miles, and I will run 26.2 more. (The Proclaimers sequel)

only wish i looked this smooth while running

only wish i looked this smooth while running

Training officially kicked into gear last Saturday.  As the schedule stands now, I will log 465 miles leading up to race day.

I had a lot of thoughts leading up to the first group run, and none of them were positive.  Not a day went by when I didn’t think to myself – what the hell are you doing?  Procrastination is unfortunately a strong personality characteristic for me, and although I had intentions to get in a lot of training prior to the Fleet Feet Marathon program kicking off, I managed to find excuses on a regular basis to not run. Read the rest of this entry

Here we go, again…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Jerome Bettis

Frank Thomas

Walter Payton

Larry Bird

Mid-Life Career Crisis

May the Force be with You

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