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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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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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Things only runners say:

February 2, 2018
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Things only runners say:

Oh, I can’t go to that, I’ve got a long run tomorrow! It could be true, on the other hand, it might mean you don’t want to go to: the ballet, your mother in laws birthday…

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Runners vocabulary – explained.

January 19, 2018
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Runners vocabulary – explained.

There are many terms that are regularly used by members of the running community but that may be baffling to non runners. So, someday when you happen to be talking to a runner, here’s a…

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So it’s winter!

January 12, 2018
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Well it’s finally Winter (with a capital W) here in northeast Ohio again. Now I have to hear the constant complaint about how cold it is and “when is spring going to come?” and “have…

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Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018.

January 5, 2018
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Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018.

Most people “ring in” the New Year. I, conversely, “run in” the New Year. For many years now I have participated in a New Years Eve run at a few different venues. Living here in…

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The Good Old Days?

December 8, 2017
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The Good Old Days?

Well, it’s Holiday time and everyone is asking friends and family “what do you want for Christmas”? For runners there is always something new we need (or think we need). Who can’t use new shorts,…

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HumorOutcasts Radio Interview with Roger Hollis

November 27, 2017
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The day before Thanksgiving I had a chance to stop by the office of Roger Hollis with a mobile production set up and talk to him about running and his new book, the “Running Log.”…

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Do you suffer from “morning peevishness?”

March 29, 2017
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Some people call it getting up on the wrong side of the bed. My grandmother referred to it as feeling ugly (as in waking up in an ugly mood). My go-to word is pissy. But…

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