Saturday, March 12, 2011


What is Six?
  1. In miles, it's 5-5.5 more than I can run before I experience pain or discomfort.
  2. It's the numer of days per week I was running easily before my problems began.
  3. It's the number of toes on my left foot (just kidding about this one).
  4. In minutes, it's slower than I should be able to run a mile based on my 5K and 10K race PR's.
  5. It's the number of whole miles in a 10K race.
  6. In ounces, it fits twice into a 12 oz. bottle of beer.
  7. It's the number of beers in a six pack.
  8. It's a factor of 12 and 24, which are the number of beers in a half rack and case of beer.
  9. In weight, it's over one third of a pound.
  10. It's the number of grams of salt that fits in a level teaspoon.
  11. It's the number of weeks since something went haywire with my posterior tibialis, achilles, medial tibia, fascia, or some other tissues of my left lower leg/ankle. 
  12. It's the number of weeks since I last was able to run comfortably.
  13. It's the number of consecutive weeks of training for the Colorado Marathon that I have now missed.
Right now, despite some good things it has going for it...  Six is not my favorite number.

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