Archive for October 2011

Training update: 111 days until the Austin Marathon, weekly recap...

Last week went well I think. My legs feel fresh and I feel decent over all. I ended up logging 22.85 miles running, 7.5 spinning and got an hour or strength training in. I feel like I’m hitting the groove, with fitting everything in, which is nice. This week, my long run will actually be... Read more »

The winners of the two free entries to the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K

First I have to thank the awesome folks at RAM Racing for letting me give away 2 entries to the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K!As I said in the post announcing the contest, I’m excited about the race because of the efforts of RAM Racing to make this race awesome! So thank you, RAM Racing! Without further... Read more »

Dads Who Run: Meet Gene Soboleski

This is the next installment of Dads Who Run here on cubicle dad runs. Working parents have a lot on their plate. And as a working dad, I think we sometimes get taken for granted. It’s tough to balance work, family and life in general. Now add in endurance sports? You’re upping the ante a... Read more »
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Hot links!

Here are some hot links, things I’ve seen around the interwebs and thought I’d share! RunnerDude reviews PR Bars: PR* Bar: Great Taste, Nutrition, and Performance! Speaking of food, Running and Rambling has a CLIF Bar Seasonal Flavors Giveaway Steve in a Speedo talks about being a new dad- The Truth About Being a New Dad... Read more »

Training update: 117 days until the Austin Marathon

Last week was an easy toe dip in the water way to get back into things. Most of the week, Coach Jen made my runs short and slow. I ended up running just over 19 miles, and hit the gym on Tuesday with Ashley Bond. Saturday, before my session at Spirit in Sport Myofascial and... Read more »

My experience with Spirit in Sport Myofascial and Trigger Point Therapy

After the marathon I emailed Coach Jen and asked for a recommendation for a post race massage. She immediately emailed back and said I should contact Spirit in Sport Myofascial and Trigger Point Therapy and talk to Nathalie Banfield. I emailed Nathalie and we set up an appointment for yesterday. Having had only 1 massage... Read more »
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Live chat recap: Talking Nutrition, training and healthy living!

If you missed the chat, you can check out the “replay” below! Thanks for those who participated. And a special thanks to Beth Shutt for being my special guest! We’ll do this again, soon! Have an awesome weekend! More later!

Live chat: nutrition and healthy living with special guest, Beth Shutt, RD, LDN, CNSC, CSSD

Join me at 1pm on Friday for a live chat on nutrition and healthy living. See you then!

The winner for the Free Halloween Hustle 5K entry has been chosen.

With out further ado, the winner is… TCPJR, who commented… I have a tacky vintage smoking jacket that I bring out for Halloween. If you’ve ever seen Christopher Walken as The Continental on SNL, that’s the look I’m going for. Congrats, TCPJR! There’s still time for everyone else to register and run the Halloween Hustle... Read more »
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Enter to win a FREE entry to the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K!

I’m excited about this race! I ran the 5K last year with my wife, it was her first! Actually, I ran with 5 first timers and had a blast. Sure I shared some of the criticisms of last year’s event. But earlier this year I heard RAM Racing was revamping the whole event, and my... Read more »