Monthly Archives: November 2010

Run Light as a Feather

When I see someone running it is almost always apparent if it’s a runner or a jogger. You know what I’m talking about. The joggers are plodding along with short strides, slow steps and stiff bodies. The runners are floating … Continue reading

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On the Trails Again, I Just Love to be on the Trails Again

Willie Nelson sings about being ‘On the Road Again’ and I can see his point about getting out and experiencing the newness and excitement of breaking out of the everyday routine. For me when it comes to running I love … Continue reading

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Race Course Familiarity Increases Confidence and Lowers Times

Today I was running a 5,000 meter cross country tempo run at Wekiva State Park where I run several times each week. While cruising along on the course I designed back in 2004 I thought about how my familiarity with … Continue reading

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Trail Running Validates our Humanity

Most Americans are not spending time today doing anything that humans did hundreds or thousands of years ago. Yes, food, clothing and shelter are still high on our list of priorities, but very little else that our ancestors included in … Continue reading

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Hand-me-Down Running Knowledge

Yesterday in church the sermon dealt with ‘hand-me-downs.’   The preacher, Labert Altemose, started out talking about the clothes and other things handed down in his family and then branched out to how the spiritual teachings are handed down from generation … Continue reading

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