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Spreading Christmas Cheer, One Run at a Time…

I wish I could take credit for the start of this, but two years ago I was invited to a challenge on DailyMile (sort of a Facebook for endurance athletes of all abilities). One of the members on the site, … Continue reading

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Training in a Bahamian Paradise

After struggling through November (2009) with a foot injury the beginning of December (2009) was spent rebuilding a base and returning to pre-injury status. By the end of the month I’d pretty returned to normal and I was ready to … Continue reading

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Trail Running 101: How Not to Trail Run

I’ve been hitting the trails my whole life and running for over 35 years, and running trails for over 30 years. I’ve gained a lot of experience over the years and I pretty well qualify as above average when it … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Marathon ’11

The morning of the Valentine’s Day Marathon I woke up, got dressed, walked the pooch and then hopped in my truck and left. I made a quick stop at a deli for a nice roast beef, egg and cheddar sandwich … Continue reading

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Change of Season

I first started running when I was 11 years old and as a 7th grader joined my middle school’s cross country team. However, it wasn’t until 2 years later, as a freshman I high school that I started running year … Continue reading

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Rev3 Quassy Olympic Distance Triathlon 2010 – The Next VFF Step

I arrived at the Quassy Amusement Park early Friday (6/4/10) afternoon. It was a beautiful, sunny day. The amusement park was much smaller than I had expected, but it looked like a great area for a triathlon. It was on … Continue reading

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They’re just shoes…

They’re just shoes: minimalist shoes, barefoot shoes, toe shoes, gorilla feet, whatever, they’re still just shoes. For something so simple they’ve taken me on a wild journey over the last 14 months. It was a journey that truly started about … Continue reading

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