Monthly Archives: March 2015

Cross Country, We Need to Talk

Cross Country, we need to talk. We’ve known each other for a very long time, been through a lot together… You were my first and favorite sport in high school. You were the reason that when I was just a … Continue reading

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Chillin’ with the Jets

In the rhythm of the training week, Thursday nights have always been reserved for something a little harder than a regular run. In late spring and summer, it might be a tempo run at Fresh Pond; in the Fall, it … Continue reading

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Supplemental Reading

There are times — last night was one of them — when I want the Internet to apologize for taking so much of my time and giving so little in return. Of course, I have only myself to blame for … Continue reading

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Race Report: An Ras Mor 5K

                Over the weekend I took another small step along the path back to normal racing, lining up early Sunday morning with 700 other shivering ectomorphs to participate in the “An Ras Mor” … Continue reading

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Of Records and Drifting Snow

Photo: Modern Survival Blog ( Last Sunday night, it snowed in the Boston area. Out in the ‘burbs where I live, the snow that evening seemed thin and without substance, little more than a dusting, and certainly not the two … Continue reading

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A Better Way to Tie Your Running Shoes

“Now up until that moment, I would have thought that by age 50, one of the life skills that I had really nailed was tying my shoes, but not so…”  – Terry Moore The first time that David Wilder told … Continue reading

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Off on a Tangent

On a damp and dreary morning back in early January, long before the winter of 2015 unleashed its 100 inches of snow on the region, Joni and I made a trip out to Hopkinton and ran back, covering the first … Continue reading

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