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Year of Running 2017

In Miscellaneous by jonibuck

This year has been insane. I’ve done more this year of running than I could have ever expected. But with the highs come the lows, you can’t win ’em all, right? This is a link up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC. I’ve done …

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Ironman Texas Training – It begins…

In Uncategorized by jonibuck

Today marks the official start of Ironman Training. Not gonna lie, after BCS I have was having a bit of buyer’s remorse regarding Ironman Texas. A part of me wished I’d never registered so I could go run happily on the trails everyday and enjoy …

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BCS Marathon Race Recap

In Race Reports by jonibuck

I haven’t said anything about BCS. I know this. I needed some time to process the race before I talked about it. BCS was supposed to be my BQ for 2019. The weather looked good. I was well trained. All signs pointed to a great …

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Weight Loss, the Body Image Aftermath

In Uncategorized by jonibuck

It’s been a year since I opened up about my weight loss and I could never have imagined the impact sharing my story would have.¬† Over the past year I’ve been contacted privately by more people than I could ever have imagined who were simply …

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2017 Shiner Beer Run Race Recap

In Uncategorized by jonibuck

Oh Shiner. What do I say? Let’s start by talking about what the race was like last year. Last year, it was cold. 38 degrees and super windy. I ran a 1:37. It was a 2 minute PR and I won my age group. It …

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Shiner Half & BCS Training Update

In Racing & Training by jonibuck

Training for Shiner & BCS is coming along nicely. If you remember, back in September, I wrote this awesome training plan for myself and though I’m using it as something of a guideline, it’s not getting followed, exactly. Or at all, really. About two weeks …

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15,000 Steps

In Racing & Training by jonibuck

My watch has a pedometer on it. I like it. It’s not the reason I bought my watch but it was kind of a bonus. Do I really need a pedometer? No. Running keeps me from being too lazy but it’s kinda fun seeing how …

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Mind Games & The 40 Percent Rule

In Coaching by jonibuck

We run with our legs, right? Well, technically, yes. But there’s something else that isn’t talked about much and I argue is the single most important factor in running and racing and that’s¬†training a strong mind. How many times have you found yourself there? In …