Sub 20 5K - Weeks 3 through 5: August 22 - September 11, 2016

I decided to do the testing phase a bit early, went through testing, then slacked off for a few weeks. But the most important thing that’s happened running-wise is that my daugher has joined me on a few short trail runs. Or rather, we have played running games a few times on the trails.

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A method of loading scripts per page in Hugo

Sometimes you find the need to make a specific page interactive with a bit of custom Javascript. This post explains how to do just that using the Hugo static site generator. Instead of loading the script globally for every page on the site, load it for that page and that page alone.

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Handling contact forms on static sites

I originally went the route of rolling my own contact form handler. But instead of setting up my own server (even if mostly already written the way I would want it, see contact-form on GitHub), daemonizing it, proxying requests from Nginx, and then remembering how I set it all up 6 months from now, I found another service. FormKeep look awesome, but their lowest pricing option is way more expensive than I need for a paltry little contact form on a site that barely gets any traffic.

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Sub 20 5K - Week 2: August 15-21, 2016

Another week of heart rate zone 2 training runs.

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Sub 20 5K - Week 1: August 8-14, 2016

Starting is always the toughest part. Unless you have tons of torque. I kill myself.

In this first week of training my focus is just getting the lower body use to running again. This will be the case for the next few weeks as well.

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The journey to a sub 20 minute 5k

I’ve been wanting to run a 5k in less than 20 minutes since I started running over 6 years ago. Admittedly the last few years have been sparse - probably due to the demands of my four year old daughter. But she’s getting a bit more independent these days and I have a bit more time to get back into running.

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Rework, a business book review

Rework (Fried, 2010) (aff) can be summed up with the KISS Principle: keep it simple stupid.

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