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  And then, just like that, whammo. I was out running with my group on Saturday morning, cruising along and having a grand ole time. We hit the 9-mile mark (at 1:12) and my knee seized up. I couldn’t take another step. I walked the last mile back to my car and started freaking out about what it […]

 

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My 2-year-old following in daddy's trackwork footsteps.

Last night, I buried myself in a mountain of 400m repeats. Sometimes, it is the only answer. It was 7:20 p.m. Thursday night, and it had been a long week. A very long week. It was sine die at the State House in Columbia (the final week of the 2014 legislative session). Everything moves at a frenetic pace. The House […]

 

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  I took the better part of the spring off. I ran, I biked, I swam, but I didn’t start a training plan until April. After last year’s tough running schedule in advance of the Chicago Marathon, I was really burned out. I just needed to run and workout for a few months without speedwork, without plans, without […]

 

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Savannah RnR

I’m back to blogging. I’m back to training. I have new goals. I started training for the Lake Logan Half Ironman triathlon in August, but the first month of training took a big toll on me from a time and stress standpoint. The original plan for 2014 was to do the 70.3, take a few weeks off to […]

 

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  Greenville is one of the best places in the nation to ride. Sadly, it is also one of the most dangerous. The Greenville News had an interesting story this morning on the increasing conflict between drivers and cyclists. I had a situation the other day, as a driver, that sent me to the moon. As I […]

 

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