Tag: race

2012 Run Around the Square 5K: Personal Course Record!

I ran the Run Around the Square 5K today. My training has been going well, I’ve been losing weight, and I’ve felt really good lately, so I’d hoped for a personal 5K record. Unfortunately, the temperature was about ten degrees warmer than I’d hoped, the humidity was high, and the ozone level […]

29 Weeks and Counting

After a disastrous marathon in 2010, I’m determined to be better prepared for 2011. Despite having successfully completed two marathons, I’m swallowing my pride and following a 26-week beginner plan. I’m treating this year as though I’ve never run a marathon before. Since I have to run through […]

How Not to Run a Marathon

Last year, my Pittsburgh Marathon training was spotty at best. Winter training was almost non-existent due to lengthy chest colds. My mileage didn’t get very high. My longest run was only 16mi – and happened the week before the marathon. I started with the 4:45 pace group last year, and kept with […]

How Low Can You Go

Can TV get any lamer? Fox Puts True Love to Test on ‘Joe Millionaire’ By Steve Gorman “LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The latest in a growing procession of prime-time TV courtships might well be called ‘Who Wants to Marry a Construction Worker.’ But that would spoil the secret.”


I don’t always agree with the ACLU (especially when it comes to abortion), but I support their existence and whole-heartedly agree with the side they’ve taken here. On trial: Digital copyright law By Declan McCullagh