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B.O.B .

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I love to talk about running and anything running related. I also enjoy blogging about completely random topics and trying to make running fit into them! Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I hope you enjoy my blog and look forward to reading yours.
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Tip for Training and Completing Your First Marathon: You CAN Do This! by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently made a few new friends who I'm heading to Louisiana with next year for the Rock N Roll New Orleans Marathon. In our group instant messenger chats, there were a ... Read on »
Weekend Recap or You Told Me So. by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Maaaaan, I feel like this weekend flew by. Don't they always, though? I bet it felt even shorter for the kids heading back to school. Unless, of course, they are nerds lik ... Read on »
Fri-yay! by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm so glad it's Friday. And yes, I say that every Friday. I love a weekend, what can I say? I feel like I'm FINALLY over the hump on this two week no carb/no sugar regime ... Read on »
Trial and Error by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm reporting back on my nutrition change since I posted my plan on Monday. Go read it so you know what the heck is going on...   Now...here's what's going on.   I ... Read on »
Buh-bye Cheez-Its and tight jeans. by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hello there! I'm happy to report that I am no longer down with the sickness. I woke up still pretty snot infested on Saturday, but by Sunday I was feeling a ton better. I ... Read on »
Wake me up before you go go. by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well hello friends! So long, no post. Here's my excuse... Last week I hit 32 miles. This isn't huge mileage, but it's more than I've done since before Grandma's and it ... Read on »
Riplaces Review and Giveaway by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The S.O. has been wearing Riplaces for several races now and has been saying how much he enjoys them. When we went to the triathlon Scenic 17 a few weeks ago, Riplaces was ... Read on »
Float like a butterfly... by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Deep down, I've always wanted to try boxing. I never really want to get hit in the face, because, hello, that's my money maker, but I've always wondered what it would be l ... Read on »
July Stats/Recap by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running July shaped up to be a pretty awesome month. I got in some great runs and a little sprint triathlon. I also got to volunteer at the Special Olympics swim meet and it was a ... Read on »
Love Like Loathe by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Since I promised more blogging, I thought of this new format that I may come back to on occasion when the creative well dries up. I am always trying new things and seeing ... Read on »
You can do side bends or situps... by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running *Congrats to Laura who won the HiPZiP giveaway! You've been emailed by SLS3 and they'll get you that sweet fuel belt. Whoa. It's been a full week since I blogged las ... Read on »
SLS3 HiPZiPP fuel belt Review and Giveaway by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After LOVING my SLS3 compression sleeves, I was delighted when they asked me to do a review on their HiPZipp belt in exchange for a free belt. Over the years I have tried ... Read on »
Get Your Geek On! GeekyCon 2015 by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This post is a bit of a departure from my running/triathlon ramblings, but if you've read this blog for any length of time you will know that I am somewhat of a geek. Ok, ... Read on »
FD3 Fort Desoto Sprint Triathlon Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As I mentioned last week, I registered for this sprint tri on a whim. This event is typically on the small side, which I enjoy, because the bike course can get tight and a ... Read on »
It's Not Easy Being Green by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If any of you use Training Peaks to log your workouts, then you know about the dreaded red box. Here's what that means; after you complete a workout the box on the calenda ... Read on »
June Stats/Recap by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's not the heat...it's the humidity. Ain't that the truth? Welcome July! Ye shall burn ye butts and slow down ye runs. Here's how my June shook out. Run 47 miles. Wo ... Read on »
Juicy by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week was a good one. I had a "free" week from Coach Jon so I didn't do a whole lot. I seem to have come down with some sort of chest funk and while I haven't had a fe ... Read on »
Grandma's Marathon Race Report by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I feel like the title of this post is misleading because, in case you don't follow me on Facebook, this was my first full marathon DNF. That stands for Did Not Finish. Le ... Read on »
7 Tips to Surviving Taper Madness (And Grandma's Marathon Goals) by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I admit that this training cycle has left me with a far less anxious taper than normal but some of that old crazy definitely crept up yesterday as I googled every race cal ... Read on »
Eye of the Sloth by B.O.B . Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In 2013, I raced in a small, local sprint tri  and for some reason when I got to the run I just didn't have the desire or will to push it. I didn't run my hardest and I wa ... Read on »