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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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Huff 50k 2012: Back in the Snow, My Return…

I’ve always been in love with endurance events and it takes almost nothing to get me to do them. I say almost nothing, because often I think about doing a race/distance, but don’t pull the trigger until given a nudge. … 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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Barefoot Running: Going off the Rail

A couple of hours after my last VFF (Vibram Five Fingers) run on Wednesday September 16th I noticed an ache in several of my toes (joint at base of toe). It wasn’t anything bad, but definitely uncomfortable. This pain faded … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running: The First Steps in VFF’s

My first real run in my VFF’s (Vibram Five Fingers) came after a long day of work in which I wasn’t able to get out for a run. Dark was settling in for the night and I’d finally finished everything … Continue reading

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