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JFK 50miler

my first 50-miler. this is almost the end of my first year of really trying to run and it's been a year to remember! (more on that later).

I'm very nervous about my race this saturday (11/20/2010). the best advice i've gotten is:

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while…


Added by Mark Lofquist on November 16, 2010 at 5:24pm — 2 Comments

Marine Corps Marathon 2010

I had a few goals for this race, but the most important pair of goals was:

1.) dont get hurt

2.)beat my last years marine corps time (2009, 4:24* injured finish).

a lil' background info on me. I'm 40y.o, and for the past couple of years i've been trying to run more. good exercise, love the endorphins,…


Added by Mark Lofquist on October 31, 2010 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

latest on my running form:



Added by Mark Lofquist on October 14, 2010 at 10:22am — 6 Comments

my relay race - a very different kind of running experience!

this past weekend, i ran sections of a relay race. It's a 'ragnar

relay'. they have them all over the country. this race went from

Cumberland, MD to National Harbor in DC. 203 miles total.

the way it's supposed to work is you have a 12-man team and each

runner runs approx 3, 10kms, each spaced about 12 hours apart. the

runs actually vary from…

Added by Mark Lofquist on September 28, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

online mileage recording

I've been using -- look me up

Added by Mark Lofquist on May 21, 2010 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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