Red Deer Half-Marathon 2010

Red Deer Half-Marathon 2010 was a cold and miserable run for me. I still ran quite well; 3rd place in 1:15:34 and only 14 seconds behind second place. The weather was on the cool side though, and there was a strong wind this day. The course was different this year, which meant more turns and […]

Vancouver Half-marathon 2010

First place in Masters division in 1:15:23. This was my first time running this race, and I really enjoyed it. In fact, this was my first trip to Vancouver. It wasn’t as bad with traffic and crowds as I had expected. Race results here. I had a good race – went out fairly hard and […]

Haile wins Dubai Marathon in 2:06:09

Haile Gebrselassie wins in Dubai in 2:06:09 The Dubai Marathon was offering $1 million if Haile could break his own world record of 2:03:59. However, the pace wasn’t fast enough this time – he reached the halfway point in 1:02:51. Although Gebrselassie did not break the record, and he won again. 2:06:09 is pretty good […]

Achilles Tendon situation

After Las Vegas Marathon, I’ve rested completely and have not tried to run at all. I need to figure out a way to get over this thing. I’ve noticed discomfort in the tendon by just walking around, especially stairs, so I don’t think there is any point to try to go for a run just […]