Monthly Archives: October 2007

Back to work

I just wanted to post a short note stating I am finally back to work after the marathon. Sure, I missed one day of actual work at my day job. I am speaking of returning to running. While I am … Continue reading

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Where to go from here?

Having just finished my goal race for the year, I am trying to plan my next goal to target. I am feeling better about the race and the results. I still believe I could have done better — run more, … Continue reading

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Des Moines Marathon – Not quite the results I envisioned

Kent Altena bib number: 836 age: 35 gender: M location: Polk City, IA overall place: 849 out of 1428 division place: 99 out of 146 gender place: 605 out of 862 time: 4:34:48 pace: 10:30 half: 1:57:55 Not quite the … Continue reading

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Tempo or speed is back

I had a number of tempo HM pace runs this last full training week after being cleared by my PT to go ahead with my plans. I have altered my realistic goal for the race to be 3:55:00 due to … Continue reading

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Des Moines Marathon or Bust

From last week Wednesday night, I swear I am falling apart. I just had the worst run ever. I had a scheduled 7 mile run tonight. I got 2 miles into the run and experienced some of the worst knee … Continue reading

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