Monthly Archives: November 2013

Turkey Trot

When my sister-in-law started dating her husband several years ago, she joined in their Thanksgiving tradition of running a turkey trot. I was impressed that she could run 3 miles and a little confused why she would want to (peer … Continue reading

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Playing catch-up

I’ve had a hard time posting regularly, so things keep slipping by without me posting them (horrors).  In loosely chronological order… 1. We had our family Halloween party, an event which looms over me like the sword of Damocles for … Continue reading

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A Long Way to Go for Lunch

A month or so ago, my friend Mickey decided it would be a fun training day to bike the Katy Trail from St. Charles to Hermann for lunch. Knowing I’d ridden that stretch before, he asked how far it was … Continue reading

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2013 Skippo 30K

My first Skippo 30K race report was entitled “It seemed like a good idea at the time“, a sentiment I have echoed in the subsequent years.  Today was certainly no exception. I give Casey so much crap about his many … Continue reading

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2013 Perfect 10 Rogaine

Last year was the inaugural Perfect 10 Rogaine, a 10 hour orienteering race.  Luke, Bob, and I had gone and had a great time, so I was already excited about this year’s edition even before a little intra-team bet upped … Continue reading

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