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It’s Spring! Maybe.

Celebrated the first day of spring with a run. Nothing grand, just 4 miles around the neighborhood. I wanted to get other stuff done so I just did a “run to get a run in.” It’s nice to have routes … Continue reading

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I’m the decider

Went running 2 days ago in anticipation of the coming snow storm. It was cold, in the mid-teens, but not windy. Wind can make a cold day feel much, much colder. I’ve got my running clothing figured out for such … 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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Sometimes, you just can’t win

It’s cold here in Markian land. How cold is it? Well the low was 5 degrees fahrenheit yesterday and the high something equally absurd like 15. So of course, every news agency and its mother is telling you to make … 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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Fleet-Footed Fatigue

Humid air surrounds Heart pounds lungs ache breathing soup Never surrender

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