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Quotes

Fast lane toll

Glacier national Park
GNP. Flashback 2018. Hidden Lake Trail at Logan Pass. July 2018.

He sows hurry and reaps indigestion.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Quotes

Speed doesn’t matter

GNP.

Be not afraid of going slow, be only afraid of standing still.

Chinese proverb

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The (Painful) Journey

The long way is the shortcut

Disney Speakers
Disney’s World-Famous Jungle Cruise.

 

Disney's World-Famous Jungle Cruise.
Disney’s World-Famous Jungle Cruise.

 

The long way is the shortcut.

Just finished shuffling through five mailboxes.

First with Cheryl at 515am.

Then again with Chapin at 615am.

Three weeks ago we did back-to-back weeks at three mailboxes.

Why?

Because we aren’t in a hurry.

This morning’s “run” was the equivalent of one and a quarter laps around a high school track.

Ridiculously slow progress.

Couldn’t be happier.

 

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Comeback 2013

Some of you know this if you’ve worked hard enough and long enough

iPhone screen shot of run time
Not making this up. The focus and discipline it takes to understand pace is astonishing.

 

Fastest post (July) surgery mile run so far. Didn’t particularly feel like running at a higher level, but after a mile warmup and some light stretching, decided to push a little – nothing ambitious.

Quickly realized that not exercising for the past three days provided the gift of a well-rested body. Within 30 seconds a notion – let’s shoot for a 6:20 mile.

Some of you know this if you’ve worked hard enough and long enough – you can get really good at delivering on what you say you’re gonna do.

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The great summer of 2012

Can you run a mile and be off by five seconds or less?

ski jumping
but I don’t have the first clue how to ski jump

Can set a time target (say 6:00, or 7:10) and run the mile and be off by five seconds or less. Bold claim? Yep. How? Why? Been running with a handheld stopwatch for about seven years.

I study cadence, stride length, breathing efforts, knee lift, arm pump, the presence of lactic acid and my tolerance of it…

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