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On racing a race you’re not going to win and still not sandbagging.

I’m in London to run the London marathon.  I’ve trained differently for this race than I have trained for my other 11 marathons, and as a result I’m going into it quite unsure of the pace I will hold and the time I will end up with.  I know I haven’t trained at the paces… Continue reading On racing a race you’re not going to win and still not sandbagging.

balance · next marathon · racing

The cult of running or how to stop myself from being such a grouch. And then just a quick update on my training.

I’m sure there are endless semi buddhist quotes floating around FaceBook and Tumblr (I don’t really get Tumblr but I think I may be too old) basically saying that what you resist persists.  Or something to the effect that those things that rile you / get your goat often reflect some kind of problem in… Continue reading The cult of running or how to stop myself from being such a grouch. And then just a quick update on my training.