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Updates and other items

I feel guilty that I haven’t been making videos or updates here as I once was. I talked about that in my last video, but I am glad to say the light is definitely at the end of the stress … Continue reading

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Garmin Marathon 2012

  httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKefvIuYXC0 Garmin Marathon 2012 was a tale of two races for me.  I talked about my goals for this race in this post.  My prime target was sub 4:05:00 marathon (9:20 pace) with an idea if I could run … Continue reading

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2011 Cellcom Green Bay Marathon – new PR!

To say I was nervous going into this race would be a grand understatement.   With the injuries in training and weather reports that had 50% chance of rain and 25-35 mph winds / gusts over 40 mph, the chances for … Continue reading

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Trouble in marathon training

I completed my 20-mile training run on Saturday.  I have had much better runs this year, and I ended up walking at the end almost as much as running.  I developed a pain in the top of my foot and … Continue reading

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On the hook – Cellcom Green Bay Marathon

With the marathon registration already above 95%, I could not dawdle any longer in making my mind up which Spring Marathon I was going to do.  This morning I was honestly convinced that I was going to do the Lincoln … Continue reading

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2010 Des Moines Half Marathon weekend and life as 2:10 pacer

This past weekend was the weekend of the 2010 IMT Des Moines Half and Full Marathon.  I was scheduled to help out and pace the two hour and ten minute (2:10) half marathon pace group, which means I would have … 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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