Tag Archives: Paul Tinari

Runners’ Obsessions Part 3 (cont.): Training for the 1984 Olympic marathon trials

My immediate recovery from the Toronto Marathon was pretty good. I had no injury issues and was back to hard training in a couple of weeks. I do remember that I felt tired and performed at a slightly sub-par level … Continue reading

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Runners’ Obsessions Part 3: My marathon struggles begin with the 1983 Toronto Marathon

In my last blog post about runners’ obsessions, I expressed my view that the vast majority of beginning runners (especially those starting from a very low level of fitness) would do well to set modest running or triathlon goals, such … Continue reading

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My Olympic Training Blog: Reflections

What did I learn about blogging and memoir writing? What were my rewards? What was difficult? What’s next? Making a commitment to record my training log for over ten months, and to write an associated story or article at least once … Continue reading

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The friends who got me to the 1988 Olympics + Olympic Training Log Aug 27-Sept 2

As I’ve copied my Training Log here over the past few weeks, I’ve realized again how incomplete memory can be. I had forgotten just how much a few people helped me get ready for the Olympics during that crucial summer … Continue reading

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Sleeping with goats at the Voyageur Marathon

The Voyageur Marathon, Massey, Ontario, July 24, 1988 What? I did an obscure marathon while in the midst of my low-mileage Olympic preparation? Of course not. I was at the Voyageur Marathon with my husband Paul, who decided at the last minute … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to George Gluppe: a memorial celebration

New! View Keith Dunn’s YouTube video of Warren’s PowerPoint presentation showing George’s life in photos, in video format complete with music. Brings back many memories of George and his friends and athletes. See George from babyhood, through his prime years running years … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Log Feb. 27-March 4 + Story of Nancy and Paul 1983-2012

I won’t be writing much in this blog for the next week or two. I’m moving out of my home of 22 years on March 1st; it’s a very busy time. I’m saying goodbye to my husband Paul after 25 … Continue reading

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Training in Brussels with Paul

Training in Brussels during the years 1986 to 1988, when I reached my peak as a distance runner, I had everything I needed to succeed: Wonderful places to run plus all the facilities I needed for my cross training A perfect … Continue reading

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