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Greetings Winter/Spring Runners; Week #18

Another GREAT running weekend!  Turnout was low Saturday but I am sure that was due to Cherry Blossom and Cherry Pit 10 Milers on Sunday.  Let me know how your race went.  I know Susan Schweers set a PR by 3 minutes – way to go, Susan!!  Myles Powers also had a good race; 1:23 I think.

How did the rest of you do?

You have all heard me talk about kinesiology at one point or another – usually in conjunction with talking about recovering from an injury. One of the Kinesiologist I have been seeing for – a longgggg time – is Dr Robert Cohl.  He has helped keep me together; literally, and that should be a testament to his effectiveness –IT Band tightness, Plantar Fascitas, knee pain, Achilles tendonitis, Rotator cuff injury, Piriformis pain, (you get the point)J   I have arranged for Dr. Cohl to give a seminar for the Annapolis Tri Club on how alignment can affect performance.  You are invited to attend this session.  I know it will be very informative, and timely as we go into the ‘heavy training’ season.  See below for details.  I hope to see you there.

Wednesday Track Session -   START 6:00pm .Most everyone is ready to resume Build or Maintenance runs. Except for those heading to BOSTON or NASHVILLE, it is time to do some one mile repeats.  3 x 1 mile at 85% with one mile Warm Up and one mile Cool Down.  During the Warm up do some Knee lifts on one curve and Butt-kicks on the other curve, and jog the straight-aways.  Reminder – there is no problem using the AHS track with soccer, girl’s lacrosse, or band going on. However, if boy’s lacrosse is playing on the field, move the workout to the grass field.  If you are adventuresome, take your shoes off for the cool-down and GENTLY run barefoot for no more than 30 yards – just to get a feel for the different sensation.

Saturday Run –  ***START AT 7:00am. **** Those who raced one of the 10 milers should be ready to go by this Saturday – just do not overdo it. 15 miles for Full and 10 mile for Half marathoners, at your 70% pace.

 Sunday Trail Run – The trails are perfect..  9:00am should be a good Start time, but let everyone know if you want to set something up.

We get a discounted rate of $46 per month for the unit.  Contributions can be made directly to me or via PayPal – or – Steve has set up a PayPal “Buy Now” option from the www.bluepointtiming.com site.

Marine Corps Marathon Guaranteed Entry for Moore’s Marines Registration information.

Hyperlink: http://www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1831100

Group name: MOOR’S MARINES

Password: BOWMAN

Form Open Date: June 4th 2010

Form Close Date: August 25th 2010

Cost Per Registration $90.00 + processing fee

Mark the Date

April 14: The Importance of Alignment on Performance
Presenter: Dr Robert Cohl

Dr. Robert M. Cohl maintains a busy, inter-disciplinary practice in Glen Burnie. Board Cerified in Chiorpractic Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. He has been practicing Applied Kinesiology since 1989 and has helped professional athletes as well as local endurance athletes improve their performance.  

When: 14 April, at 7 pm

Where: Elite Movement Connections, 304 Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD Please RSVP to  karobbins1@comcast.net

Saturday 17 April – METAvivor Adventure Race, Annapolis MD.  1 Mile Kayak; 17 Mile Bike; 5k Run.  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED but there is still time to enter. Details and Registration at:  http://tinyurl.com/yh8r7w9

Tom Nelson has constructed a site to show our routes and water stop locations for the long run coming up each week.  You can indicate your intention to run and see who else is planning on showing up – one more incentive for getting there. Check back to the following website later in the week for the latest info on water support:  http://www.runningahead.com/groups/truman/Forum

NOTE:  Steve has added a rotating photo feature to the web page. I have sent him some photos but if you have any you like, send them to Steve at: steve.carton@retrievalsystems.com  Take a look.

 ""The reason we race is not so much to beat each other, but to be WITH each other"

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