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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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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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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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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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Looking For a Running Partner

October 27, 2017
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“No pain, no gain” It’s a common refrain I use it again and again as I try to explain to my friends who abstain that I really do have a brain. I’m just trying to…

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