micke-midlife on September 8th, 2008

the rough times have started, those when looking out of the office windows at 4pm results in a frown due to the rain drops that have dispersed themselves on the glass surface. sh…, it was supposed to be cloudy but not raining, the weather forecast let us down by a couple of hours, quiet inward [...]

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micke-midlife on September 7th, 2008

the second week was shorter than its plan, a bit of a short cut on sunday. there was quite a bit of fire wood lying around in the yard, had to be put in the shed. accidentially that replaced the long (>20km) run, huups. otherwise, the week went quite well. the 3×3km on monday were [...]

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micke-midlife on September 4th, 2008

finally, it took quite a while to be able to run at marathon speed. if we break down the goal of the experiment, to run a marathon below 2:30, into nice and managable 1km segments, simple mathematics shows that each km needs to be run in 3:33 min. and finally that was achieved, today on [...]

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micke-midlife on September 1st, 2008

bought new shoes a while ago, but didn’t find the right moment to start using them. it’s not so easy to switch shoes, there are switching cost involved, both emotional and rational. the old pair was serving me quite well and a bit of a harder sole just makes you run faster. but the top [...]

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