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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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Running Naked

I’ve decided I prefer running naked. Well, ok, mostly naked. I’m not so zen that I can run without my watch. There all limits after all. For those not up on the latest running lingo, let me assure you, running … 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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Manning up and running in the snow.

Having just whined about not being able to run with all this snow and ice around, I obviously had to man up and go running. As I said, it’s been days and it looks like the snow isn’t going anywhere for … Continue reading

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Winter running, or not

So we’ve been hit with another bloody polar vortex and the sidewalks and trails are covered with snow and ice. Hey Canada, keep your weather to yourself, alright buddy! Stop exporting your cold air molecules to do the work American … Continue reading

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My first real smartphone.

Just got my first real smart phone. It was a Christmas present from my wife. Funny coincidence, but I got her the same thing. 😉 It’s a ZTE Valet. It’s a no contract Tracfone phone. My household is cheap.  No … 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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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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Running is bad for your knees you know.

I’ve been running for over 2 years now and have yet to get a comment about running being bad for my knees. If you go by the Runners World articles and runner blog postings, you’d think that’s the first thing … Continue reading

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