Route 66 Marathon

Posted on 18 Nov 2018 In Running
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After completing the OKC Memorial Marathon in April, I wasn’t entirely satisfied with my performance. My goal was to finish, but I felt like I could have done much more. I let nerves and improper pre-race planning cause GI issues that slowed me down, among other things.

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Why I Run

Posted on 19 Sep 2018 In Running
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I’ve been running consistently now for two years. I started running on a treadmill in September, 2017, and started running primarily outdoors in May, 2017. It’s grown from painful and boring to something I look forward to doing every chance I get. But reflecting back on two years of growth in the sport/hobby, I have to ask myself the question, “Why do I run?”

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Bluff Creek Trail Running

Posted on 23 Aug 2018 In Running
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I’ve been enamored with this particular trail in NW Oklahoma City. It’s accessible to work, not very crowded, and short enough where I can complete a loop after work and not spend my entire evening running.

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My Story on Runner's World

Posted on 17 Jul 2018 In Running | Weight Loss
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Runner’s World, the magazine/blog for the running community, posted an article about my weight loss and running journey. They did a great job with the write-up and I’m pleased to share it with everyone.

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Training Report Updates

Posted on 12 Jul 2018 In Running
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It’s fairly evident that I’m not able to keep up with a new blog post for each and every training run I do. I had grand hopes that this would keep me honest, but in reality I just don’t have the time to spend crafting witty prose and talking about my feelings every single day. Most days after I run I either have to get back to work or I’m just too exhausted to do anything but get cleaned up and relax around the house.

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