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Glorious Weekend

This weekend was FANTASTIC!  I don’t know about the areas you live, but here in Maryland it was a gorgeous with sunny weather!  I got in my long run on Sunday, but took Saturday off.  Friday, the bottom of my

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#janathon – Day 5 – The long run!

I used to hurry a lot, I used to worry a lot I used to stay out till the break of day Oh, that didn’t get it, It was high time I quit it I just couldn’t carry on that

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Cross training with Curb-Found Treasure!

So yesterday was my rest day.  Unfortunately I am finding that I really don’t like having days of no exercise.  Maybe it’s because I am staring at calories on my phone whenever I eat, or maybe it is simply knowing

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Maps are awful flat.. The running route was not!

A nice short run of ten miles was in the cards for yesterday so I used and figured out a route that was 10 miles that would end at my parent’s house. ( Yes, even in my mid thirties I

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3 miles with some small hills.

As my last post discussed, I have been looking at how to run hills.  Going up them hasn’t been a problem, as that doesn’t change too much between minimalist shoes and traditional running shoes.  But downhill… Well, that’s been a whole new

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Downers (Now I am referring to hills)

About a month ago, I pulled my left calf muscle while doing a long hill run.  I hit the top of the mile or so long hill, looked around to enjoy the scenery and headed back down.  As I started

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Learning to run hills again.. and being sidelined.

So, yesterday I had decided to run up to the golf course for the first time this year. The reason this is even worth mentioning is that the Golf course is a 7 mile round-trip run,  that is on the top of

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Climbing Hills Raises the Level of Fun!!!!

Ok.. So most people don’t really view hill running that way,  but “back in the day” when I ran Cross Country, I used to love hill running.  In a race, it was a fantastic time to pass people.  I would

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The Once and Future Runner
Once and Future Runner

2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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