Stop complaining

Stop complaining We are endurance athletes.  Why do we complain? I catch myself.  I’ll be stuck in traffic or I’ll drop something or some other little thing will set me off and I’ll start feeling sorry for myself.  Then I think about the big picture.  I think about how lucky I am and I muddle…

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The Maine Marathon

The Maine Marathon Where scatterbrains meet racing Sometimes I lose site of the calendar.  Especially when I’m working hard and focused on something.  I don’t lift my head up to look around and re-set.  My brain works well with approximations.  That’s why I get lost in the trails so often.  I run by feel and…

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Episode 4-373 – Bill Sycalik Runs the National Park System

The RunRunLive 4.0 Podcast Episode 4-373 – Bill Sycalik Runs the National Park System  (Audio: link) audio:http://www.RunRunLive.com/PodcastEpisodes/epi4373.mp3] Link epi4373.mp3 MarathonBQ – How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon in 14 Weeks – http://www.marathonbq.com/qualify-for-the-boston-marathon-in-14-weeks/ Hello and welcome to this autumn edition of the RunRunlive podcast.  I’m a bit tardy with this one because of a perfect…

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Wapack 2017

Wapack – 2017 Good long run in the rain There were 6 or so of us in a tight pack.  Paul, the race director.  A couple Spartan racer guys. A couple others.  We were picking our way down the back side of Pratt Mountain towards the aid station at Binney Road.  We were chatting away,…

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The First 90 Days

The First 90 Days A review of an excellent tool for transitioning into new roles I recently have been going through some career transitions.  As part of this I’m necessarily engaging in new roles with new organizations in different capacities.  I did what we always do when we wonder if anyone else has found a…

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