micke-midlife on October 21st, 2009

… I just can’t let it be. Every time the word Rotterdam appears in front of my eyes, this tune of the Beatiful South kicks in, here with slightly modified lyrics. But neither did I want to compare people with pickles nor describe blonde and beautiful people in masses (as their lyrics do), but rather [...]

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micke-midlife on October 19th, 2009

It’s been 4 weeks now since the Berlin Marathon, since I tore the leg/hip muscle the second time (the first time it was during an interval session 10 days earlier). In those four weeks I stayed completely away from running or other sports. Didn’t even feel like doing much, although fall set in a coloured [...]

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micke-midlife on October 18th, 2009

It’s time to set a goal for the overtime of this project. As previously estimated we look at a spring marathon with a decent flat course and a good starter field. Since training over the winter sucks, especially in the Nordic, the final marathon should be as late as possible. May/June would be great. However, [...]

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micke-midlife on October 17th, 2009

These have been and will be the most expensive running shoes in my life. 120 EUR, that’s around 240 Deutsch Marks or just above 700 FIM, utterly crazy to spend so much on a pair of running shoes! It’s insane. Back in the 90’s a decent pair of runnning shoes was 100 - 130 DM. [...]

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micke-midlife on October 13th, 2009

Tomorrow starts overtime. Tomorrow, not today - still one evening to enjoy, lie around, read a book, play with the princess etc. Asch - in reality I’m looking forward to it, back to the action, back to blood sweat and tears - so I tell myself. Need to pour me some more tea and get [...]

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