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Spring things (for runners)

April 20, 2018
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Ah, spring. It is the best of times; it is the worst of times (with apologies to Charles Dickens) for runners. The cold grip of winter is now (or shortly will be, we hope) behind…

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Things only runners understand

April 13, 2018
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If you are new at running or hang around with runners you’ll hear and see things that a “normal” person wouldn’t necessarily understand so in the spirit of good fellowship to the hoi polloi, I…

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Runners Etiquette

April 6, 2018
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Runners Etiquette

If you are a beginning runner you’ll discover that there are some informal, unwritten rules of etiquette. If you are a long time runner you’ve discovered what they are and how clueless and unwitting the…

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Ah, Spring

March 30, 2018
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Spring is sprung, The grass is riz, I wonder where, All the flowers iz? Ok, so I’m not a poet, that’s obvious. But, spring is here and now it’s time. For all of you wanna…

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A marathon is how far?

March 23, 2018
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A marathon is how far?

When I talk to new acquaintances for the first time and I mention that I’m a runner, almost inevitably, for reasons unknown to me, one of the first, if not the first, question I’m asked…

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You Might Be A Runner:

March 16, 2018
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You Might Be A Runner:

You might be a runner if: You run further every week than the miles you drive to work. You spend $125 for a pair of running shoes every 6 months but haven’t bought a pair…

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March Madness

March 9, 2018
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March Madness

No, not that March madness. This is about the madness of the month of March! March is named after the Roman god of war, Mars. How appropriate! The month of March is a war between…

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Excuses, excuses, excuses

March 2, 2018
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Excuses, excuses, excuses

Over the dozens of years that I’ve been running, it’s inevitable that, when I discuss running with someone, this comment is invariably raised “I’d love to start running” to which I invariably reply “why don’t…

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To race or not to race

February 23, 2018
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To race or not to race

With apologies to William Shakespeare, “To race or not to race, that is the question” is one that every runner, especially beginners, asks themselves. Unless you are a professional (which leaves out the other 99.9%…

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Numbers, numbers, numbers

February 16, 2018
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Numbers, numbers, numbers

 OK, all you sports fanatics I know you are into numbers. If it’s baseball it’s RBI, ERA, K, HR, IP etc. If it’s basketball it’s AST, STL, BLK etc. If it’s football it’s TD, Rec,…

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