A month ago, I told you that we were backing out of this year's Marine Corp Marathon (MCM). It was a disappointing decision, but a relief, although we will be training for a 5k or 10k run starting next week. We had to wait until August 1st before … [Read more...] about Marine Corp Marathon registration transfer is complete
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Last year we ran the Marine Corp Marathon. I'm a fat guy (relatively), and definitely not a runner, ever. We finished ahead of about 1500 other finishers, but I was unhappy with my time and performance. I seemed to have forgotten the horrible … [Read more...] about A disappointing decision, but a relief
I got a notice yesterday that today is the first day to register for Fall 2007 courses for my masters program. Since it's my first semester in this program, and the first time I've had to handle tuition on my own, I wasn't sure what the process would … [Read more...] about Registered for my first semester. It hurt
Yes, we're still training for the Marine Corp Marathon, which is this coming October. Our mileage is increasing (long runs are scheduled for Saturdays), and this weekend we had to run 8 miles. You can keep up to date with our weekly updates at … [Read more...] about Running in the dark is dangerous
This week on Clever Dude: I started out the week by doing something stupid. I didn't resolve the problem until later in the week. I found out my parents made a big purchase without consulting the financial "guru" in the family. I wonder how … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Week in Review Mar 11-17, 2007
As some of you may know from my Marathon Training Tips for Beginner Runners Series, my wife and I ran our first marathon EVER this past October. A little back-story: I am not a runner. My wife was, but not for a few years. I'm 5'10" and hover … [Read more...] about 2007 Marine Corp Marathon Training has Begun!