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Dec 12

Participating in a Sprint Triathlon to Raise Money for Cleft Lip and Palate

ORIGINAL POST June 18th 2010: http://1000milesin1year.blogspot.com/2010/06/participating-in-sprint-triathlon-to.html Last week I ran a 5km race to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. I managed to raise past my target. I knew a young woman who had a double mastectomy at quite a young age. My dad died of liver cancer. As far …

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Dec 12

Two hours in the emergency room

ORIGINAL POST: January 8th 2010: http://1000milesin1year.blogspot.com/2010/01/two-hours-in-emergency-room.html I woke up this morning and could hardly walk. Despite icing my calf for an hour and a half last night it was swollen this morning and damn painful. The family ended up taking me to emergency today because I couldn’t drive. Despite booking an appointment I waited for …

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Dec 12

An old wound from Scifoo lets go again so onto the bike trainer tomorrow

ORIGINAL POST: January 7th 2010: http://1000milesin1year.blogspot.com/2010/01/old-wound-from-scifoo-lets-go-again-so.html When I started this journey on January 1st of this year to run 1000 miles this year I was starting knowing that I had an old injury hanging over from my visit to Scifoo ’09 in San Francisco last year. While I was out there I took a run one …

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Dec 12

Asthma in the Williams Family and the Potential to Raise Money for Asthma

ORIGINAL POST: January 5th 2010 http://1000milesin1year.blogspot.com/2010/01/asthma-in-williams-family-and-potential.html Asthma is a horrible disease. It affects 7% of the US population and 300 million people worldwide according to Wikipedia. I had asthma in my late 20s into my early 30s when I moved from Ottawa, Canada down to Rochester, NY to work for the Eastman Kodak company. Within …

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Dec 12

Day Three and Popping with Energy

ORIGINAL POST: January 3rd 2010 http://1000milesin1year.blogspot.com/2010/01/day-three-and-popping-with-energy.html Day: 3/365 Total mileage: 11/1000 It’s the third of January and I added a 5km run onto the total tonight at around 11:30pm. I bought a new pair of running shoes a couple of weeks ago and they are just starting to break in. Despite the fact that they …

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Dec 12

What’s it all about this 1000 miles in a year venture?

ORIGINAL POST: January 2nd 2010 http://1000milesin1year.blogspot.com/2010/01/whats-it-all-about-this-1000-miles-in.html If you’re reading this blog post then you have either come across it because you know me as ChemSpiderman or you have happened across it based on some type of search about running. The blog title is 1000 miles in a year and is a declaration of my intent …

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Dec 12

Setting a new target for myself for the year

ORIGINAL POST: May 18th 2010 http://1000milesin1year.blogspot.com/2010/05/setting-new-target-for-myself-for-year.html When I started this blog I was focused on running a 1000 miles in a year. And then I tore my calf muscle. I limped for a few weeks, then I did what the doctors said I shouldn’t and started running..probably a little too early and a little too …

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