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no more good pain

March 4, 2008

When it’s the week of a race I usually can’t wait for it to come.  Right now I want more time.  After my little tooth surgery on Monday I haven’t been feeling great.  I’m optimistic that I’ll be fine for Saturday, but I usually like to feel good leading up to a race.  The pain in my mouth that appeared an hour after the surgery was very intense. I didn’t think I’d use the prescribed pain killers, but I had to pop a couple yesterday afternoon.

I did get a good workout in on Monday morning as I was forced to do it before the periodontist.  That was probably a good thing as I’m not one for feeling good on morning runs and this 15km starts at 8:30am.  I don’t race on the roads much and track races are mostly in the afternoons or evenings and I train accordingly.  My last two workouts have been in the morning, so hopefully that will help me get used to it for this weekend.

It looks like there will be good competition… (usatf.org)

Abdi Abdirahman unattached / Nike
John Ashton unattached
Fasil Bizuneh unattached / New Balance
Daniel Browne unattached / Nike
Fernando Cabada unattached / Reebok
Andrew Carlson unattached / adidas
Darren De Reuck Running Republic of Boulder
Josh Eberly unattached / Brooks
Mike Farrell unattached
Matthew Gabrielson unattached / Reebok
Brett Gotcher McMillan Elite
Jason Hartmann unattached / Nike
Luke Humphrey Hansons-Brooks Distance Project
Mbarak Hussein unattached / Nike
Marc Jeuland Carrboro Athletics Club
Jason Lehmkuhle unattached
Matt Levassiur unattached / Brooks
Eric Logsdon Team XO
Andrew Middleton McMillan Elite
Christopher Reis Running Spot Earth Drummers
Bret Schoolmeester Bowerman Athletic Club
Brian Sell Hansons-Brooks Distance Project
Dennis Simonaitis unattached
Todd Snyder Hansons-Brooks Distance Project
Matthew Whitis unattached

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4 Comments
  1. March 5, 2008 11:18 am

    Looks like a solid field for you. Good luck!

  2. Skuj permalink
    March 5, 2008 6:10 pm

    All the best, Reid.

  3. Skuj permalink
    March 8, 2008 2:06 pm

    Are you happy? I thought you done real good, Man!

  4. SLICE permalink
    March 12, 2008 1:28 pm

    what were you really looking at? 😉

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