Archive for March, 2008

Lunchtime Eight Miler

Ran a steady eight miles during my lunch hour today. I’m still feeling a bit sluggish for some reason and am wondering if last week’s 20 miler took more out of me than I first thought. Last week was also my highest mileage of the year so far – just over 58 miles – and […]


Crazy Day For Virginia Duathlon

The 2008 Virginia Duathlon held at Chippokes Plantation State Park has to be one of the most bizarre races I’ve witnessed. Everyone expected the temperature to be lower than the end-of-week 76°F, but no-one anticipated a crazy cold front that brought icy winds and showers of rain and sleet. The 60 mile drive to Surry […]


FREE Richmond Marathon Finisher Certificate

Not sure how I missed this the first time around, but a week or so ago I was looking back at photos on Brightroom.com from last year’s Richmond Marathon and noticed an option to order a finisher certificate for the race. In previous years, race organizers have mailed certificates directly to participants several weeks after […]


Saturday Steady Run

Despite taking a rare day off from running yesterday, I could still feel Thursday’s 20 miler in my legs, so today was quite a slog in the wind and not as easy a run as I’d hoped for. I did manage to duck under an average 7 minute mile pace, but to be honest it […]


2008 Shamrock Marathon Award

Received an email yesterday from “The Shamrock Staff” letting me know my Shamrock Marathon award is ready for collection from Final Kick Sports in Virginia Beach, VA. Congratulations! You are an age group award winner from the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Half Marathon, or 8K. Please stop by Final Kick Sports between 10:00am -6:00pm starting Saturday […]