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Richard Mendez
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I'm Starting to Believe
I’m becoming a believer…. This whole strength training thing is starting to pay off… The Challenge: I’ve found that my racing performance peaks out at about 15 miles.  Anything over that and my body starts to break down after the 15 mile mark. Las Vegas Mar...

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BC Pacing Recap and Footage
Hey Everyone!! I’m finally getting to recapping the race from this past weekend.  I’ve also put together some of the footage that I took that day. Week Leading Up: Last week, the forecast coming into the race was not favorable.  It was calling for 45* - 50*...

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Let the Fun Begin
I just got up north to where the race starts and where I'll meet my coach.  Looking at about 15 hours of work today.  Let's see how it goes lol.

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Pacing Eve
Happy Friday Everyone!! Tomorrow is the big day.  Tomorrow is the return of “The Ultimate Pacer”. My coach is running The Black Canyon Ultras 100k and needed some help in the second half of the race.  Well things got pretty interesting this week as we head ...

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Little Run-scussion Today
Happy Hump Day Everyone!! I’ve really been liking the discussion type posts, I like seeing everyone’s feedback and if this was more like a forum I know there would be some great discussions.  Before I get into today’s discussion topic, I don’t know what is ...

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But she loves me anyways...
I am a pain in the a@#, but she loves me anyways… I have an overly humorous side and never take things seriously, but she loves me anyways… I say absurdly inappropriate things to see her reaction, but she loves me anyways… I get a little obsessive with my h...

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Sharing a Little Family Today
Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend!! For us over at the Schlub household, it was a pretty awesome weekend.  Here on the old blog I don’t share to much about my life outside of running.  I started this blog to focus on improving my running...

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Thursday Run Buddies
What’s up everyone!! Today I wanted to do a bit of a discussion post related to our run buddies.  All across the spectrum, from beginners to elite runners, you see run buddies clamping together and knocking out miles.  Train together, race together, and alw...

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More Adventuring Epicness
We all love Monday’s right…. Have I ever told everyone, that I L-O-V-E adventuring?!?! I know many years down the road when I’m done chasing Strava segments, when I’m done trying to smash PR’s, and I don’t quite have the speed that I have today, I’m going t...
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