Tag Archives: 5k

Lucky in the Ultimate Rowing Lottery: HOCR 2019

I’m going to the Head of the Charles! All this hard work will serve its intended purpose! Continue reading

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My Boat Got an Upgrade & Other Training Notes

May ended with a big question mark. The good news is I haven’t had any problems since then. Even better: an awesome Fluidesign birthday present. Continue reading

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April Rowing, Gains Be Showing

After a rollercoaster winter training, I finally had a whole month that went according to plan! Hurray! I wrote a four-week training schedule with 35 total sessions. I managed to accomplish 77% of them. When I had to sacrifice, weightlifting … Continue reading

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Teaching Others

There’s a poster out there, inaccurate but still thoughtful, that says “You retain 10% of what you hear, 20% of what you write….(blah blah) and 90% of what you teach.” Even though the poster isn’t true in terms of its … Continue reading

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Ran my first 5k

Tonight, after a few days dropped from Tropical Storm Isaac, I ran my first official 5k.  No stops!    Time: 32:30.    After yesterday’s mockery of a run, tonight my legs felt in good form and my breathing pretty steady. … Continue reading

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