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Month of Sickness- Feb's Numbers
What a shitty month.  My total hours were more than half of what I did in January, 28 hours verses 72 hours which is why it has been so quite on here, nothing to report.  As you can see from the chart below I took off 9 days off this month, all due to being...
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January Numbers- Big Month for me
Since the month ends on a Saturday instead of doing my weekly review I will just post the month of January numbers instead. Just in case you are wondering about the week here you go, still have Sunday to go so will add 2ish hours of trail running most likel...
Since the month ends on a Saturday instead of doing my weekly review I will just post the month of January numbers instead. Just in case you are wondering about the week here you go, still have Sunday to go so will add 2ish h...
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Thanks dude, if you want to watch some hockey come on by the Apex center on 72nd at those time.  The boy may get a kick out of it.
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Recovery week? Not so sure of that.
I really hate that stupid countdown clock in the sidebar but it is a motivating reminder.  Yes I will most likely bitch about it through the year.  145 days until the start of Leadman as of this morning. I flagged this week as a recovery type of week which ...
I really hate that stupid countdown clock in the sidebar but it is a motivating reminder.  Yes I will most likely bitch about it through the year.  145 days until the start of Leadman as of this morning. I flagged this week a...
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Week 2- Trying to Discover the Balance.
“Better to live each day with discipline than to suffer
a life of regret”  Not sure where I saw this quote at this week but it has stuck with me as I try and figure out a good training, work, and family balance this past week.   It has been an interesting w...
“Better to live each day with discipline than to suffer a life of regret”  Not sure where I saw this quote at this week but it has stuck with me as I try and figure out a good training, work, and family balance this past week...
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25 Training rules to remember
Came across this article http://www.t-nation.com/powerful-words/100-laws-of-muscle and pulled out 25 of my favorites that I need to keep in mind over the next few months.  Of course I reworded them to apply to running and biking.  Enjoy! Training 1. There i...
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Leadman it is. What the hell was I thinking?
Well after lots of discussion with the wife over the past week I did pull the trigger yesterday for my plans for 2015. Dear Shad Mika, This email confirms your registration for the 2015 Leadman & Woman submitted on Jan 1, 2015 at 9:26:15AM MST. We look forw...
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Forced Rest Week
Sometimes I guess you don't have a choice when your rest week falls.   This was one of those weeks.  Started feeling the tingling feeling in the nose on Monday so I wrapped in warm clothes on a 65 degree and tried to sweat it out Lucho style.  Did not work,...
Sometimes I guess you don't have a choice when your rest week falls.   This was one of those weeks.  Started feeling the tingling feeling in the nose on Monday so I wrapped in warm clothes on a 65 degree and tried to sweat it...
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Recovery week? Not so sure of that.
I really hate that stupid countdown clock in the sidebar but it is a motivating reminder.  Yes I will most likely bitch about it through the year.  146 days until the start of Leadman as of this morning. I flagged this week as a recovery type of week which ...
I really hate that stupid countdown clock in the sidebar but it is a motivating reminder.  Yes I will most likely bitch about it through the year.  146 days until the start of Leadman as of this morning. I flagged this week a...
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Week 3 - Pushing the Volume a Little Bit
"Ask yourself: 'Can I give more?'. The answer is usually: 'Yes'." -Paul Tergat, Kenyan professional marathoner  So my whole goal this week was to push the total hourly volume of all activities combined a little bit with a loose goal of 50 miles running, 100...
"Ask yourself: 'Can I give more?'. The answer is usually: 'Yes'." -Paul Tergat, Kenyan professional marathoner  So my whole goal this week was to push the total hourly volume of all activities combined a little bit with a loo...
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Last Post! Wrap up of the year.
Well that was a fun yet expensive project.  By the end of the year I was burned out in trying to locate beers that I have not had yet in the mix and match cooler.  Thank God for Google spreadsheets so I could access it on my phone to see what I have and hav...
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Kick Off to Leadman training and 2015
Week numbro uno in the Leadman training and man do I have some work to do!  At the beginning of the week before Leadman opened up I got the bike trainer I have from my triathlon days out of the attic and got it setup just to see how bad my cycling legs are....
Week numbro uno in the Leadman training and man do I have some work to do!  At the beginning of the week before Leadman opened up I got the bike trainer I have from my triathlon days out of the attic and got it setup just to ...
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2015 Numbers
Damn what a year.  One of my lowest mileage years since I started running ultras but one of the highest amounts of time I have spent in the weight room along with my best 100 mile run finish at Bighorn 100 back in June.  Covered 2,669 miles on foot and anot...
Damn what a year.  One of my lowest mileage years since I started running ultras but one of the highest amounts of time I have spent in the weight room along with my best 100 mile run finish at Bighorn 100 back in June.  Cove...
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24hrs of Palmer Lake: Race Report | Trail Running and Ultra Marathons
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The inaugural '24hrs of Palmer Lake' kicked off this past weekend. First time race director, Israel Archuletta, organized this event and hos

Beers 45 and 46
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Day One
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A Trailrat's adventures......: Quick Pikes Report
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Quick Pikes Report. Well not a lot to say but that I guess I was sandbagging in my last post a little bit. I went down the night before and