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New Shoes and the Runs Between the Long One and the Series of Three

The awful long practice run made it clear that I was going to need every bit of help for the marathon, so I finally pulled the trigger and bought new running shoes, going all the way when I saw that a store had a discount on a model of ASICS Gel-Kayano 29 that was also […]


Last year, this day fell between the series of three runs in five days and walking the route of the marathon, and I was saying that I didn’t want to go out that day, but this year they moved the date of the marathon a week later, so I’m yet to start that series of […]

Another Awful Long Practice Run

It felt like I was just about to have a cramp when I woke up on August 31, so I quickly stretched that left calf muscle and managed to avoid it, but doing so also had consequences and that spot bothered me more and more over the course of the day, and by night I […]

The Four Runs from August

On August 1, I got up when the alarm rang, at 1:30 PM, finding that something had bitten me on the left leg… And the first attempt to update Emsisoft Anti-Malware resulted in an error, while the second seemed to work, but it asked for a reboot, apparently because they consolidated their own definitions again, […]

The New Camera and the Last Two Runs from July, One of Them Awful

Since the original plan for the post about losing the camera also included two days from July, I’ll start there, on July 17, when I left at 1:05 PM, with dad’s metro card and some electronics that I meant to drop off at Kaufland, including my old mouse, which I had finally decided to get […]