David Szymanski
  • Astoria, OR
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How many years have you been running?
26 years, off and on, mostly off
What is your goal race for the year?
2010: Mt. Ashland Hill Climb, Test of Endurance 50, Clackamas Trail Duathlon
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
Negative splitting a 5-mile race: 5:48, 5:47, 5:40, 5:45, 5:26
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
Stay injury free, feel cheeky enough to cartwheel after a race

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You're way tougher than you think you are

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 8:57pm 3 Comments

I have really enjoyed learning from others on this site and I appreciate the "journal" type entries that Thomas, Dustin, Keith, Space Girl and others have posted. I thought I'd post a quick one.

In the May, 2005 issue of Men's Journal, Eric noted that, "The brain tends to be overprotective of the body." This is me. My biggest fear has been over-reaching and getting injured. I've had a few experiences in the past where I've started to train very intensely and got… Continue

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