Monthly Archives: July 2015

Race Report: Cazenovia 4th of July 5K

[I always say that every race, no matter how humble, provides an opportunity to learn something. On Saturday, Joni and I ran in a 4th of July race in Cazenovia, New York, a picturesque town 30 minutes Southeast of Syracuse. … Continue reading

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Music in My Head

I’ve always been more puzzled than offended by the sight of runners and joggers equipped with portable music players and headphones or ear buds, bouncing down the street or circling a track while drawing inspiration from a playlist of their … Continue reading

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From the Archives: The Strange Case of Fernando Mamede

[On July 2, 1984, Portugal’s Fernando Mamede ran 27:13 for 10,000m to break his own world record. Many considered Mamede to be more talented than his famous countryman, two-time World XC champion and Olympic marathon champion Carlos Lopes, but Mamede … Continue reading

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