Monthly Archives: October 2011

Back In The Game

I crossed the finish line at the Sloppy Cuckoo trail half-marathon on Sunday, nearly half an hour slower than other half marathons I’d run not that long ago, and I was the happiest finisher among the entire field of runners. … Continue reading

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No More Excuses

As the years flew by the same way runners passed me on a marathon course, I’d latch onto aging athletes who still performed on a professional level as proof that I still had time left to compete. My list included … Continue reading

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My Sometimes Aching Knees

At the risk of offending my fellow-runners, especially seasoned (a gentle way of saying aging) runners, I’m going to make an outrageous statement: Runners have something in common with politicians. Before you navigate away from this page, hang in there … Continue reading

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Ride With A Purpose

In August I wrote a blog about the Tour de Shore, a cycling event from Philadelphia to Atlantic City. My intent was to encourage people to pre-register for races as a strategy to maintain physical fitness because it established a commitment to compete … Continue reading

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