Category Archives: Running

2012 North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash 5K race Highland Park, IL – SCREW UP

Sunday, February 12, 2012, I participated in the 2012 North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash 5K race in Highland Park, IL.  http://www.northshoreloverun.com/   It was bitterly cold, and there were some moments where I thought that I should just write this … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 2012 5K – pics – John V. Karavitis

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My New Year’s Day 2012 5K race video is gaining momentum on YouTube. HURRAH!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hedEiTGmi2o

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2011 Rudolph Ramble 8K race – Sunday, December 11, 2011 – John V. Karavitis

John V. Karavitis, John Karavitis, Karavitis Check out my YouTube account for my video of the entire race!  YouTube channel  JohnVKaravitis http://youtu.be/GgGhHB1Dcts John V. Karavitis, John Karavitis, Karavitis http://imgur.com/5UcQb http://imgur.com/GDIlR http://imgur.com/6TCLd http://imgur.com/q8vrD http://imgur.com/5vbiM http://imgur.com/9yBFZ http://imgur.com/GHwvg http://imgur.com/bfgai http://imgur.com/hDJ9Z http://imgur.com/j2rWF http://imgur.com/fdaZr http://imgur.com/hlPWPContinue reading

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Incredible running calculator – estimate race performances.

I plugged in my latest 5K time, and it correctly predicted my latest 10K time, and came within 5 minutes of predicting my 10-mile time in my last race.  As for predicted/recommended times for my 400-meter sprints, I’m running them … Continue reading

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Running movies link – http://www.runningmovies.com/

http://www.runningmovies.com/

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RUNNING – find upcoming races in Chicagoland area

(1)  MyChicagoAthlete: http://mychicagoathlete.com/ME2/Default.asp NOTE: (1)  Click on the “My Calendar” link on the ribbon at the top. (2)  Choose “Running” in the “Sport” drop-down field. (3)  Click on the “Chicago Area Events” button. VOILA!  Unfortunately, the “Running” restriction fails after … Continue reading

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Gymboss interval timer – run walk timer – I LOVE IT!

I’ve been using the Gymboss interval timer (aka run/walk/run timer, run walk timer) timer that I blogged about a while back.  Cost $20 off Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/Gymboss-GB2008-GB2010-SILVER/dp/B00194PWNQ I just LOVE IT!  I currently have it set to count 30 seconds (walk) … Continue reading

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“Yiannis Kouros – Forever Running” – DVD

Stumbled across this 60 minute documentary about the greatest ultramarathoner ever.  Bought the DVD from zombierunner.com.   Somewhat dull and bland, nevertheless, an insight into a great athlete.  Recommended.  John V. Karavitis, John Karavitis, Karavitis

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GYMBOSS “repeating interval timer” works great!

Got it yesterday and used it for the last mile of my daily run.  IT WORKS GREAT!  I bought mine off of Amazon.com, the Gymboss 2010, in silver, $20.  Takes one AAA battery.

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