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September 27, 2008

Finished

I just woke up a few minutes ago and I do feel a little sore.  I finished the 13.1 miles for Speed the Light yesterday in under 3 hours.  Definitely not a stellar performance, but at least I did finish.  I cruised through the first 7 miles and then started to cramp up.  So the half of the run I…
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September 25, 2008

Half Marathon

In a little less than 12 hours I'll be running my first ever half-marathon.  I raised over $500 in pledges for this and will still take pledges and/or donations if you want... just e-mail me or click the link to the right of this post.  Thanks!
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September 16, 2008

Bald Eagles

So I don't know if I was just unobservant the last 30 years or just unlucky, but I've seen two bald eagles in the last couple weeks.  I can't ever remember seeing one outside of captivity - or at least see it close enough to recognize it.  The first sighting was two weeks ago when Jill and I were running…
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June 16, 2008

On the Topic Running

I used to run. I run now. The funny thing about it is that when I used to run I didn't realize what great shape I was in. Running now I realize what bad shape I'm in! As Matt mentioned we ran four miles on Saturday (each Saturday we'll increase until we hit our goal). Our goal is a half…
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April 22, 2008

All Will Drive

The Assemblies of God has a program for teenagers called Speed the Light. STL provides vehicles and equipment for US and foreign missionaries to help them in their ministries around the world. In fact, Jill's brother, Peter, is actually driving an SUV in Mexico City provided by American youth - as are our good friends, the Zarns, in Sweden and…
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August 12, 2007

Our first 5k

A couple weeks ago Jill and I ran a 5k on a whim. We saw a flyer in a Caribou the week before and decided to set our alarm the following Saturday at 5:30am. If we could wake up, we'd run the race. We managed to crawl out of bed and made our way to register early. The race was…
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