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Christmas 1987: From Brussels to Rome

“When in Rome, don’t do as the Romans do: instead, train your guts out!” Why did Paul and I go for a Christmas training holiday in Rome, of all places? I got the idea of spending Christmas in a beachfront … Continue reading

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I break 30:00 in the Brussels Christmas Trophy 10K: Olympic Training Log December 19-December 25

December 19, 1987 AM: Ran 4½ miles moderate pace—heel hurting a bit, especially at start, but not hurting as much as yesterday. December 20, 1987 AM: Raced Brussels Christmas Trophy 10K. won in time of about 29:15—course very short. Paul beat … Continue reading

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