Author Archives: eddymcc

Traveling with running shoes

It’s been a bit tough to keep to a training plan in the last week and a bit. I can’t complain too much; it’s mostly because my work has sent me on a last-minute trip to Japan. This brings me … Continue reading

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Sun Run!

It’s a spring tradition that’s pretty well known in Vancouver – the streets are closed, the traffic horribly disrupted, and 50,000 or so people participate in the Sun Run. As an elite (or somewhere on the edge of elite) runner, … Continue reading

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Book club

When I’m not trying to be a reasonable runner, or trying to make my employers believe that I’m a worthwhile use of a salary, I like to read books. There comes a time in any runner’s life (I think) that … Continue reading

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Recovery

It’s a lot more fun to write about running it is to write about not running – much like it’s much more fun to run than not to run. Unfortunately, there’s been a lot more not running than running in … Continue reading

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Cross-training at the wrong time of year

Well, after finishing my last post here with a little hail-Mary to the running gods about not being injured – I’m now trying to make myself not injured. I was pretty sure while writing that last post that I’d done … Continue reading

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First race done!

Seeing as how my last post was about ways to prep for a worrisome race – it only make sense that this post should be about the worrisome race. In spite of myself, I made it to the Chuckanut 50k … Continue reading

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Racing already! Agh!

It’s March 14th (happy Pi(e) Day!), and two days from now I’m going to be racing the earliest I’ve ever raced in a season, at the Chuckanut Mountain 50 in Bellingham. Also the second-longest race, at 50km. I’m finding it … Continue reading

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