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The anti-running sticker

Noticed this great sticker today on my way to work.* It was on the back of an SUV that was just ahead of me. I laughed out loud. I don’t know anything about this driver, except that she’s a non-runner … Continue reading

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Smug Cycling

I bike to work once or twice a week. Cycling to work fills me with inordinate, sinful levels of pride. Not that I strut around work bragging to co-workers. But silently, in my head, I’m thinking, “I biked to worked … Continue reading

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Training for a 5k?

Our school is sponsoring a 5k in March. I registered for it yesterday. A runner mom from the school ask me if I was training for the race. I stammered a bit in answering. It was the word training that … Continue reading

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Smart running vs. stopwatch

I’ve had a chance to run with my smartphone a couple of times.  Not sure if it’s better than using a stopwatch. It’s more complicated, but gives me more information. And, apparently, it speeds me up! My watch is easy. … Continue reading

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Almost zen run

Had an almost zen run today. What made it almost zen? Well, in part because I didn’t bring my MP3 player. That’s quite a concession for me, particularly on my longer runs. I like the distraction the music provides. Keeps … Continue reading

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Not feeble yet!

In my Let It Snow! post from last week, I noted that I had to walk the last mile or so of my 9 mile run because my knee was giving me trouble.  It wasn’t in pain really, just very, … Continue reading

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Weight of the Nation, a Review

Summary: Meh. OK as an introduction, but skip if you’ve already read anything about obesity, nutrition or fitness. The Weight of the Nation, by John Hoffman and Judith Salerno, is the companion book to the HBO series by the same name. … Continue reading

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Let it snow!

Perfect wintry morning for a run. The snow was falling, but not yet sticking. Well, except for the wood bridges over the creek – WARNING: Bridge freezes before road 🙂 -Some low parts of the path were wet, but not … Continue reading

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Watching Him Run Away

He has a nice smile. The thought came to her unbidden, as if placed there by someone else. Katherine smiled back, hoping to convey her appreciation of his courtesy. He passed her and she turned her head to watch him run … Continue reading

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Running Alone

He was new in town. Or he felt that way at least. He’d moved to the city six months ago. Every other day he ran 4 miles along the river trail. And every other day he saw her. Sometimes she … Continue reading

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