Monthly Archives: September 2008

My Quad Cities Marathon Race Report

When we last left the story of me running the Quad Cities Marathon, I was about ready to go to bed. Filled with race anxiety, I checked my e-mail a couple times after that getting a few more well wishes. … Continue reading

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My Quad Cities Marathon Review

I completed the Quad Cities Marathon today, and I will give my race report in my next post.  Just to prevent delaying the results, I did not do as well as I would have hoped, but I did get PR … Continue reading

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Day has come….

With less than 11 hours before the race (Quad Cities Marathon), I have made it to Moline.  The registration went without event.  The expo was quite a bit smaller than say the Des Moines Marathon or certainly the Bix 7 … Continue reading

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Game-plan and Goals for the Big Race

Last year leading up to the Des Moines Marathon, I had some pretty ambitious goals. Trying for a 3:45 marathon on my first one was probably not the smartest goal. Combine that with bad race day strategy, it made for … Continue reading

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10 Days to Go – Thoughts and Actions of a man in Taper Madness

I am in the midst of full blown taper madness where everything seemingly revolves or affects my upcoming marathon. Should I go out to eat today or run over lunch since my legs feel tight? Should I find out a … Continue reading

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Tagged by Jeri – 5 Questions

1. Where was I 10 years ago? 10 years ago, I was just forced out of the Guard in February.  I started a new job a new job at First Dakota National Bank in Yankton, SD.  This is my first … Continue reading

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Sign me up! I am ready to taper…

I have written in the past about my problems getting ready for the fall marathon.  The last 18 mile run went rough.  I didn’t eat right before hand, and the last 4 miles were grueling similar to the last 6 … Continue reading

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Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Pancakes

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJLKPD-X1Yw Based on this recipe, I found my favorite version of low carb pancake recipe.  This isn’t Induction friendly due to the Baking mix, but you could substitute some almond flour to make it Induction legal. Here’s the recipe: * … Continue reading

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Low Carb Breakfast — Not necessarily like mom used to make…

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNDky7x3cqo I deal with the question by a viewer who like I was sick of eggs and bacon, and was looking for alternative breakfast items. My criteria for a good low carb breakfast is: * has to be quick to … Continue reading

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