Monthly Archives: September 2006

More on the marathon

So, more about my recent marathon… lots more. Erin and I drove up the night before to stay at a motel. Picked up my chip and race number (512) and breezed through the pre-race exhibits. We had Indian food; I … Continue reading

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Ethical bidness

Attention multinational corporations: when your chief ethics officer has to take the fifth when asked to testify about boardroom malfeasance at your company, it might be time to look for a new ethics officer. In other ethical news, an Illinois … Continue reading

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I finished. Chip time was 3:59:23, or 9:09/mi. My goal was 3:45 (8:35/mi). I kept that pace until 18 miles; after that point my right leg got really tight, and I fell off quite a bit. I ran the last … Continue reading

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FIRST week eighteen

Tried to run Tuesday 9/19 but still not feeling well; hacking up a bunch of goo. Same Thursday 9/21. Ran 4 miles Fri 9/22 with Madelyn in the stroller. 31:30. Good. The race is tomorrow.

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FIRST week seventeen, really

My previous Week 17 post was actually all Week 16 runs. Anyway, no runs this week; I was sick and decided to take it easy. It is the taper period…

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More upgrades

Like a lot of humanities departments in comprehensive universities, we here in WIU’s English & Journalism aren’t wallowing in technology. In fact, quite a few of our faculty use computers which are aging rapidly. So every little bit of new … Continue reading

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NFB v Target goes forward

NFB v Target is going forward; Target’s motion to dismiss was denied. As Joe Clark points out, this does not mean the battle is over, by any means. And it’s more than a bit premature for the DRA to make … Continue reading

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FIRST week seventeen

Um, I think it’s week 17…. traveling so I’m away from my schedule. Why didn’t I upload that? Tapering begins this week. And I still haven’t registered. I have to do that when I get back home…. Tue 9/5: speed … Continue reading

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FIRST week sixteen

Cross-training today: playing football for 90 minutes or so, two-on-two with a fifth man rotating in and out. So lots of running. For the record, I am the Worst Quarterback Ever. Injury report is thin: only a few scrapes, bumps, … Continue reading

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Odds and ends Saturday

It’s been a while since an omnibus post (or really since any kind of regular post except tracking my running). So what’s up? House-wise, nothing is up; it’s all down. We just got our floors refinished by Dan Ayer–and they … Continue reading

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