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Eleventy-eleven (2016 running retrospective)

As the big odometer in the sky prepares to roll over once again, it’s time for a look back on the year of running.  Yes, I’ve done lots of other stuff besides run this year, but running is the thing … Continue reading

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Ten Years a Slave (to my running habbit)

I was looking through some old stuff the other day and discovered that the tenth anniversary of my first run was coming up.  Whoa!  Has it been ten years already?  I remember that night clearly: a couple climbing friends got together … Continue reading

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2015 Year in Review

Obviously, it’s been a big year for me running-wise.  In previous years, I’ve hit 1000 miles only twice and that was in mid-December.  This year I rolled over that fourth digit on June 20th.  The pace fell off quite a bit … Continue reading

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The tag end of summer

Some might call it a mid-life crisis, others would call it some winter training motivation and both groups would be right.  In any case, gentle reader, I bit the bullet last month and signed up for my first hundred mile … Continue reading

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Once More Into the Wind

I’m becoming a creature of habit.  Every season I have some big goal toward the end of the summer and then spend a while blissfully relaxing and enjoying my sense of accomplishment.  Then, every season, I get antsy for some … Continue reading

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My First Ultramarathon

Moab’s Redhot 50k Feb 16, 2008 Someone wise once said, “Anything worth doing, is worth doing to excess and in large groups.” This philosophy has definitely been adopted by the Special Idiots, the local group of adventure-folk recently obsessed by … Continue reading

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