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Robert Jelf
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Life is a series of sacrifices I am writing the bulk of this post while on my lunch break at my new job. I am still in training but on the job rather than in the classroom. I am ecstatic that I have gained an opportunity to work in my field of study and…
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44 Days To Go Reason 89: Food Tastes Better Maybe it is all the calories burned. Perhaps it is having ‘earned it’. But one simple truth is the first couple things eaten after cooling down from a good run taste wonderful. I expect that it might be…
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45 Days To Go Reason 91: Time to Think Every day that I go out to run is a day that I get an hour or two just to myself. I don’t have any computers in front of me. No one talks to me during the run most of the time. And while I like … Continue reading…
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46 Days To Go Reason 93: Wildlife Being out in the parks and on the trails, you see a lot of people. High school cross country teams are frequent. Dog walkers are common. Lone and tandem runners. A good amount of bicyclist. Even the occasional stroller…
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47 Days To Go Had a timing hiccup yesterday, so a double today! Reason 96: Weight Control When I started taking my running seriously, around 15 month ago, a major goal was to lose weight. Today, that goal has both been met, and has grown. Running allows…
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49 Days To Go Reason 98: Adventure Today, we went out for a drive about to the south side of the Toledo area. Monclova, Maumee, and Perrysburg are parts of the greater Toledo area we don’t get to visit often. I’m currently considering a very long run on a…
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50 Days To Go I’m going to try something different in the countdown to my first official ultramarathon race. Today is 50 days out from the 24 hour timed event’s start. My aim for the blog is to try and talk briefly about two reasons to run that race each…
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Race & Conditions Race: Glass City Marathon Location: Toledo, OH, Start and Finish at The University of Toledo Date: Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 Start: 7 am Weather: 36°F (2°C) at Start. Rising Throughout. 60°F (15°C) at Finish. Participants: Nearly…
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At this point the Glass City Marathon is under 100 hours away. The training preparation has been underway for months. Now is the time to trust my training and get out of my own way. To do that, I am preparing all the practical affairs of running my…
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Knowing vs Doing What Must Be Done There is a whole industry around motivation. YouTube channels and e-books abound on the topic. Motivational speakers, once a laughable title, are now multi-millionaires who thrive on the image of knowing reality shaping…
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