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David Jewell
Husband//Father//Triathlete//running evangelist//running shoe geek//closet mucisian
Husband//Father//Triathlete//running evangelist//running shoe geek//closet mucisian
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The Last Post
This will be my last post on this blog. At times I've really enjoyed this and at times I've felt it was a chore. That being said I really appreciate everyone who have kept up with this blog for so long. This however is not the last of my story telling. That...

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Eco Catalina Marathon
Saturday I ran my marathon. Going into the race I knew two things: I hadn't covered anything close to the distance. My longest run this year before Saturday was 13.5 miles. I ran frequently but never very far.  I had done lots of running on trails but nothi...

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Ironman Kona 2016 Report
Last weekend was the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. I was there to enjoy the energy of the event as well as do the running shoe count on race day. For the stats on the shoe count go here: http://lavamagazine.com/asics-tops-the-2016-kona...

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Boot Camp Challenge
A few weeks back my wife Mary asked me if I wanted to do the Boot Camp Challenge ant the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego. It's where our son started Boot Camp and where we will see him graduate in a little over a month. I said ok. I did so to...

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And Here We Go
Got a great response from Jocko Wilink after I thanked him for a great message on the Tim Ferriss Podcast. Also on the social media side Preston Smiles came through again with not orginal but a very true statement. Lastly I had this on my mind as soon as I ...

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Classic Shoes and Dolphin
We often look at the big brands for their sports heritage. Nike Running and adidas futol come to mind. At adidas the business is broken into three big categories and then a bunch of smaller ones. The three big are Soccer, Running and Originals. Nike is the ...

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Ironman 70.3 SuperFrog
From my post yesterday, the water cleared up enough to swim. I guess that's a good thing. The SuperFrog race is a tough race. It's a beach swim, flat ride on a rough road and then a run that includes lot's of running on the sand (not the hard pack). I prepa...

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Determination and Dumbass
In a recent Tim Ferriss podcast Tim let Jocko Willink answe questions from listeners. Jocko is a former Navy Seal with extensive combat experience. He talks real when the questions come to how he did what he did. He also regularly talks about how much he re...

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Wake Up America
We have a presidential candidate who wants to: 1. Stop and Frisk 2. Racially Profile like Israel Will Amercia be better off because of those two things? The great thing is we get to vote on it. It's a good life....

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Rock Stars, Motivation and Shoes
Preston Smiles brings it every day. This one is worth keeping. Yesterday while sitting in a local coffee shop "Better Buzz", Steven Tyler walked by. He and the boys were recently headlining Kaboo in Del Mar and I guess he stayed around for a bit. Only in En...
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