Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Peaceful Place

Our modern world moves at such a fast pace.   We rush in our cars to get to our destinations.   We hurry through meals because there is so much to do afterward.   We switch between computers, i-phones, GPS devices and other … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Winded

Many runners seem to have trouble with their breathing as they find themselves getting winded, breathing heavily and panting early during their run.      A major contributor is starting out way too fast before our bodies have warmed up naturally and … Continue reading

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Make Running Fun

It is difficult to do anything for an extended period of time unless it brings you joy (or you are a masochist!)    Maybe that is why so many people start running or another exercise regimen and then a few weeks … Continue reading

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Mile Time Trial

This morning I was set to meet a husband and wife, David and Danielle Murphy, to coach and time them in a mile time trial.    I planned to do a track session of repeat 400 meters afterward.   But I arrived … Continue reading

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July 4th Watermelon Run 5k

Combine a patriotic holiday, a hot summer day, delicious cold fruit and 4,000 runners, walkers and joggers and what do you get?    Obviously the July 4th Watermelon Run 5k in Winter Park, Florida. I’ve run this Track Shack race countless … Continue reading

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Bear Alert!

It seems that just about every time I check out the local television news there is a story of a bear in some neighborhood, somebody’s back yard or even an open garage.    I don’t know if this is happening more frequently … Continue reading

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