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No Apology Necessary

News item: (Lancaster News) sports columnist Mike Gross issues apology in the wake of the passionate outrage sparked by his track and field column…” – LancasterOnline “The past few years, I have volunteered to be a part of LNP’s coverage of … Continue reading

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Words to Run By

    Even as the constant cheers from a million spectators fill their ears and urge their tired bodies up and over the hills, runners in today’s marathon will be attending to other voices — the quiet but urgent voices … Continue reading

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Obsessed with Steps

These days, I do most of my runs wearing a Garmin GPS watch that tracks the duration and distance of my runs, as well as my stride cadence (steps per minute). I’m sure it gathers other data as well, but … Continue reading

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Race Report: An Ras Mor 5K

Running Log – Sunday, March 26 Summary: Ran ‘An Ras Mor’ 5K Race in Cambridge in 20:16 (1K splits from watch: 4:03, 4:02, 4:01, 4:07, 3:59) Total mileage: ~6M, including warmup and cooldown Shoes: Nike Luna Glides Weather: Partly cloudy, … Continue reading

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Japan Journal: Kyōtō

Gate at Nishi Hongan-ji temple, central Kyoto Ah, Kyoto, city of temples and trains, ancient capital city and elegant modern metropolis, surrounded on three sides by mountains and monks; home to three million strangers and Samaritan to one stressed-out American … Continue reading

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Japan Journal: Hiroshima

The former Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall, designed by Czech architect Jan Letzel, and completed in April 1915. The shell of the building is now known as “The Atomic Dome.”

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Japan Journal: Runs and Workouts

The morning sun shines in Otsu. (The sign says: “In case of emergency, break through here and you can evacuate next door.”) Friday, February 24 – finally, the sun came up bright and much more cheerful in Otsu. From the … Continue reading

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