Category Archives: marathon

The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by The Oatmeal (Sep 30, 2014)

Book Description: The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances Publication Date: September 30, 2014 This is not just a book about running. It’s a book about cupcakes. It’s a book about suffering. It’s a book about gluttony, … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day 722: I Turn Forty Next Year

My marathon training has become completely derailed this year. Not all of it is my fault. In fact, most of it is not my fault. Currently I am physically healthy. But after a really disappointing year of running, it is … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day 687: I missed the 2014 Eugene Marathon

Failure sucks. So, the Wednesday before the Eugene Marathon… I had a stomach issue. It was possibly food poisoning, I’m not sure. What I can tell you is that I lost four pounds in two days… and within a span … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day: Victory and the 2014 Eugene Marathon

Today I ran nearly five miles. Yes… I ran five miles, walked two miles… and felt pretty good. I cannot run the full marathon on July 27th in Eugene. That is a fact I have reluctantly accepted. But the half … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day 601: Should I give up on the Eugene Marathon?

July 27th, 2014 is when the Eugene Marathon happens. That’s just over two months away. I was once excited about running this marathon, which would have been my second marathon. But 2014 has been a year of weird challenges. At … Continue reading

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