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3 Days at the Fair

Thursday evening I set my tent up in the heat of the afternoon sun. I already had my spot picked out and I was happy that there was still room for my tent when I got to the fairgrounds. 1,212 more words

Week 14 - the unexpected cross country

Training is taking up a lot of time now. I’m moving from the gym and outdoors, to outdoors only and am running in the evening rather than gym in the morning. 508 more words

A view from the...road, or is it trail?!

When I began my blog, I used the phrase “a view from the road”.  My intent was to comment on my view of the road as I ran as well as my take on life in the so doing. 519 more words

Got Balance?

7.21 on the abandoned rail trail today with my buddy Jeanne.  I didn’t take the puppy.  All she did yesterday was pull for seven miles straight and then I dragged her tired frame the last mile!   599 more words

Plow Mule!

When folks discover that I’m a marathoner and ultrarunner, they frequently ask me how I do it. How do I log race after race, in varying distances? 422 more words

Training week 2: 9 to 14 Feb 2015

Welcome to the training log for week 2.  The main focus of this week was to test how the legs recover from the hard-ish half marathon run at… 443 more words


Is Distance Running Bad for Me?

A friend recently shared a link to Dr. James O’Keefe’s TEDx Talk from 2012, “Run for Your Life!” In it, the cardiologist discussed research that can be interpreted to show that endurance running can actually be bad for the heart. 969 more words

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