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Oct 14, 2019

This morning I ran another fast lap of Centennial Park. My regular Monday speed work seems to be paying off, as the 15:26 I ran was my fastest in more than two and half years, and only eights seconds slower …Continue reading


Oct 11, 2019

Autumn is a great time to be running in the north east of the US. Seven years ago today I crossed from New York State into Pennsylvania, this time over toward the east (I’d previously passed through Pennsylvania in the …Continue reading


Oct 8, 2019

Yesterday I ran another ‘ladder’ speed work session, with a short 100 metre jog between each sprint. Although I felt very heavy in the legs during my warmup, I was pretty pleased with the times – 400m (82 sec), 300m …Continue reading


Oct 5, 2019

I was running along side the Erie Canal on this day in 2012. There’s a video link below in which I point out a few facts about the canal. As you can see, it’s not particularly wide, but served its …Continue reading


Oct 2, 2019

I did a 3 km time trial on Monday, on a street course I’ve run many times in the past. I managed to stop the clock in 11:59 (4:05, 4:08, 3:46). I was very comfortable through the first two Ks, …Continue reading