Regular Goofy challengers advice to Newbies for inbetween...

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  1. John VN

    John VN DIS Cast Member

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    Beet juice or eating beets, just another one of Nature's items that are naturally good for us and legal for blood doping. :goodvibes.
     
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  3. JeffW

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    Definitely Cool Citrus for me. I have a bunch of the "stick packs" to carry around with me in the days leading up to, and between, the races. That way I can buy a bottle of water, dump a pack in, and have my sport drink of choice.
     
  4. cewait

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    Looks like I need to patent my idea quickly....


    $1600 for a vaccuum cleaner motor and timer? Think if I add heat and cool I could get $3329?
     
  5. Reep

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    The only challenge will be coming up with the money to get Meb and Ryan to wear it for ad purposes.
     
  6. rKyDeX

    rKyDeX DH to MrsTrx

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    I have used a hot tub between races and after the races for the last 5 consecutive Goofy's and I will be in one after the races this year. I also use a hot tub after any "double digit" run. There is nothing that I enjoy more after a long run than sitting in the hot tub and sipping a tall glass of chocolate milk.

    Is it good or bad for you?- I don't know, but I believe in it. For me, it seems to keep the blood flowing and the muscles and joints loose. I've never had an injury during a run, so I've never had a reason to try considering an ice bath.

    I will sometimes follow up the soak with a short nap and then get back to a normal level of activity for the rest of the day. Meals are whatever I would normally eat and am comfortable with.

    I must clarify that I am not an elite or even competitive runner, I'm a very "casual" runner and run for the recreation of it. The Goofy is something that I look forward to every year since I run it side-by-side with my son. We treat it as a challenge instead of a race. Finish times are secondary to the enjoyment we derive from participating.

    Chester
     
  7. JeffW

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    At the risk of taking this thread way off topic, if you are serious about patent stuff, I'd advise you to look into it quickly. In March of this year, the patent system in the US changes dramatically, from a "first to invent" to a "first inventor to file" system. In the past, if you could prove you invented it first, you could be granted the patent even if you filed second. That will no longer be the case in March due to the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act.

    Ok, now back to Goofy advice.
     
  8. goofeygirl

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    That sounds like a really nice bonding time for you guys! How old is your son? My brother can't wait 'till his son is old enough to run a half with him..he is only ten now...
     
  9. rKyDeX

    rKyDeX DH to MrsTrx

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    We ran our first Goofy when he was 18. Last year he had to drop out of the Marathon after 3 miles and I had to finish without him for the first time in 5 years.

    In 2010 my then 18 year old daughter joined us for her first (and only) Goofy.
     
  10. liznboys

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    I was at Target today and saw Tart Cherry Juice so I bought some thinking of yours and Tanya's posts. First, that stuff isn't cheap! Second, they aren't kidding about the tart! I just drank a serving and I think it's burning a hole in my stomach. ;)

    There are only four servings in the container so I'll have them these next four days. Not sure if that's enough to do anything good for my body, but it can't hurt! (Unless it really is burning a hole! lol)
     
  11. WaDiWo

    WaDiWo WDWFan!

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    Subscribing to this thread, lots of great advice, especially since I WILL be running the Goofy next year!! :cool1: (need to recover from my injuries and train properly).

    What training programs did or are you all using for the Goofy? Jeff Galloway has one that only has a few Saturday runs. What do you think?
     
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    These look like my Mother's compression boots she uses for her circulation. Maybe I should give them a try! :)



     
  13. MaMa3Princess

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    I really love that you are doing this as a family. I pray that you all had a good race this year. I hope 1 day at least 1 of my kids will want to run with me.
     
  14. scoolover

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    During my first Goofy, I went to MK for the afternoon and evening after the half. It was a family trip and I was guilty about everybody revolving their trip around me. I would not recommend that to anyone.
     

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