Tag Archives: Xeros

  1. Being proven wrong in what you once believed, or September review

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    October 4, 2015 by scratchtype1

    12.26 miles today, after 11.62 miles yesterday. First time ever that I’ve run back-to-back days of 10 or more miles. …
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  2. 2 years of barefoot and minimalist running

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    August 7, 2015 by scratchtype1

    It was a little over 2 years ago when I finally put a new entry into the running log I …
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  3. run streak day #105, not such a bad wakeup

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    July 26, 2015 by scratchtype1

    I woke up early enough to have some decaf coffee and run before the sun started getting too strong. Now …
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  4. Running streak day #103 as a type 1 diabetic

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    July 24, 2015 by scratchtype1

    Early Tuesday morning, in thick heat and humidity, the Garmin beeped indicating 1 mile of running had been completed and …
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  5. Every Run Takes a Promise

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    March 15, 2015 by scratchtype1

    I have only one gear this day. The slow one. The day before I ran 13.6 miles and I’m running …
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  6. Various Numbers from 2014

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    January 2, 2015 by scratchtype1

    I’ve had some ideas for posts and writing, but anytime I sit down to try them, the efforts leave me …
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  7. Two and the Same and Not

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    November 25, 2014 by scratchtype1

    Maybe the last time I had run hard and full effort at a race was Broad Street 2008. Although I …
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  8. The Loneliness Inside of 30,000 Runners

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    November 23, 2014 by scratchtype1

    I stand with my back against some temporary fence. Darkness is giving way. It’s not terribly cold, but chilly enough …
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  9. pace check for half-marathon in Philadelphia

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    November 12, 2014 by scratchtype1

    Today I probably did my last sort of check on what kind of shape the legs are in and what …
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  10. The Sea of Words

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    October 19, 2014 by scratchtype1

    “Hey, I like your shoes!” is what an aid station volunteer, near the turnaround point of a race, shouted to …
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