Ancient Oaks 100 – Pre Race

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Published on: 19-December 2013

Well as the day approaches I continue to get more and more nervous about this race.  This Saturday December 21 thru December 22, 2013 will mark my 3rd attempt at running one hundred miles. I was successfully at the first two attempts however this will be the first time I try it without a support[…]


Birthday Stats – 2013

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Published on: 15-September 2013

Today I am….. 40 years old that’s 480 months old or 2087 weeks old or 14609 days old Current Old Man Stats I stand 5′ – 11″ Weigh in at 79 Kg (175lb) Unofficial Running PR’s 1 Mile: 6:19 (NEW) 5K: 20:59 (Same) 1/2 Marathon: 1:48:20 (Same) 50K: 4:46:33 (NEW) 50ML: 11:40 (Same) 2013’s Achievements[…]


Reset

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Published on: 13-September 2013

Well after a long conversation with my buddy about the events I have coming up and the way that I am struggling with getting enough calories in my system while trying to maintain Ketosis, I have decided to go back to fueling on carbs until after Hinson Lake.  40 Miles this Sat + 2 Wk[…]


Ketosis Day4

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Published on: 12-September 2013

Went to bed last night with a brilliant purple on the Pee stick then Woke up today peed on my strip and guess what?  Yup, I’m out of Ketosis!  Ugh, I took in LOW calories yesterday however I did have an “Malted Beverage” and after some reading I found out that while a certain substance[…]


1 in 8K Moore for the Cure – Race Report

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Published on: 7-September 2013

Event Info Date: Saturday September 7, 2013 Location: Pinehurst, NC Event Distance: 8 Kilometers Event Website:  http://sandhillsraceseries.com/ai1ec_event/1-in-8k-8k-1k/   First off I would like to thank FurtherFasterForever (#F3) for the opportunity to run this race.  See #F3 is “A global community of athletes inspiring & encouraging each other to go Further. Faster. Forever.” and every Friday they[…]


Tarheel Ten Miler – Race Report

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Published on: 3-May 2013

Event Info Date: Saturday April, 20, 2013 Location: Chapel Hill, NC Event Distance: 10 Miles Event Website:  http://www.Tarheel10Miler.com The Short Story: Really nice race however did not like the start. The Course was beautiful and Laurell Hill was not as bad as everyone makes it out to be. Race Day: Pre-race: On a wed evening[…]


Daily Log 4/22/13

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Published on: 22-April 2013

Lunch Workout Circuit Knee strengthening 3 Sets of 10 Reps @ 60# Pull-ups 3 Sets of 5 Reps Push-Ups 3 Sets of 15 Reps Hamstring Curls: 3 Sets of 10 at 60# (Single Leg 10 / Side) Seated Quad Extensions: 3 Sets of 10 @ 45# (Single Leg 10 / Side) Seated Hack Squats 3 sets of[…]


Trying to get the wheels turning again…

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Published on: 17-April 2013

My 1st “real” training run after Umstead 100 and I pushed the pace a little. First 2 were good miles just clipping along then thoughts of Boston and that little boy that lost his life crept into my head….ugh I started pushing a little more and for the last mile I decided to run a[…]


Trying to get back in the saddle

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Published on: 5-March 2013

After trying some not so smart training techniques I think I am finally able to start regular training again.  Today was my 1st 2-a-day runs and all seems to be well.  With GDR so close i am a little worried about finishing injury free.  U100 is still the “A” race so if anything happens during[…]


Back at it

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Published on: 31-January 2013

Well while my son was at his Karate lesson I took the time to go for a short run.  Nothing special about this except that it was a little hilly but those really added to the workout.  Weather was cool but not Cold. Lunch Workout Ab Ripper X Stair Climbing Machine 15 Min — This[…]


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