Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ten Miles the Easy Way

Everyone is always looking for an easier way to accomplish a task.    Whether it’s losing 10 pounds in 10 days, learning the basics of a foreign language in just a few weeks or getting ready for a first marathon – … Continue reading

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‘Might’ is a Mighty Big Word

When you make plans to do something do you have friends who say, ‘I might do that with you?’   Maybe it’s a run.   It could be going to church.   Possibly they may go to the beach or shopping or to … Continue reading

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Trail Running at Dawn

Running in the dark has never been an obstacle for me.   In some ways it is sort of cool as there is a different feeling I get when running in the absence of daylight.   One summer when I was in … Continue reading

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Who’s Chasing You?

When I’m running and encounter people who are walking, working in their yards or chatting with neighbors, for some reason I often receive goofy comments or am asked silly questions. Do you ever have this happen to you? One of … Continue reading

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O.T.A.D. Almost Died

Since early January I have been running a minimum of ten miles per day.    O.T.A.D., which stands for ‘Operation Ten A Day,’ has been underway for over 60 days. But yesterday it almost ended. I ran five miles in the … Continue reading

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The Fourth Time’s The Charm

I am a huge proponent of trail running. Those of you who run with me, talk with me or read my writings surely know this.   There are many reasons it is great to run on trails including the soft surfaces … Continue reading

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Flick of the Switch

When you enter a dark room and turn on the light there is an immediate massive change in the brightness quotient. In a fraction of a second the difference is immense. When running we often sre sluggish when we start … Continue reading

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