Tag Archives: Garmin

If you see me collapse, pause my Garmin

“If you see me collapse, pause my Garmin.” That’s one of my favourites among those humorous sayings one finds on running t-shirts, especially those found at race expos. I laugh every time I see it. It’s poking gentle fun at … Continue reading

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Watching the snow, thinking of the sand dunes of Morocco

One of the most characteristic features of a steady snowfall – when it isn’t accompanied by howling winds, power outages, or the need to get somewhere when you should be staying home – is the quiet. If you are one … Continue reading

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Chicago marathon gets checked off the bucket list

The suitcases are unpacked, the legs are massaged, and my two-page training schedule is relegated to the recycle bin.  All that focus on the Chicago Marathon, front and center in our lives for 6 months, is now a memory, albeit … Continue reading

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Technology-free running: Lab report

A little over a week ago I decided to take up the challenge posed by an article in the May 2012 Runner’s World entitled “Tech Time-Out”.  The idea is to “leave behind your gadgets and gain a new respect for … Continue reading

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Technology-free running, is that even possible?!

As is the case with most runners, I am very routine oriented.  In previous posts I have described how my Garmin has helped me learn how to pace myself so I don’t go out at a faster speed than I … Continue reading

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Ode to my Garmin

If you have ever seen a picture of the starting line of a running race and wondered why every single runner had one arm positioned to see his or her watch and the other hand poised for action, wonder no … Continue reading

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