Monthly Archives: February 2012

One Ugly Mudder

If you were expecting to find a derogatory story about someone’s mother, you’re going to be disappointed. But if you were searching for a hysterical, unorthodox and punishing trail run, you’re at the right place. The Ugly Mudder, an annual … Continue reading

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Thanks Mac

Runners often take their health for granted, or at least this runner does. But every now and then I get a reminder how fortunate I am to lace ’em up any time of day and go for an hour run. … Continue reading

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On the Road with a Road Runner

The other day I began to list the places I’d traveled during my frantic, gratifying, maddening, fun, burnout former career. I look back now and realize how fortunate I’d been because I got to run in many diverse places. So far … Continue reading

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The Running and Writing Connection

I promise not to get all literary on you, but last week I wrote That Crucial First Step about the connection between running and writing, and the post got a startling number of hits. Since then, it seems that connections between … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day Run

If you are a dedicated runner, it’s likely you had woken many a dark morning, looked at the clock, frowned at your running shoes and felt like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day. I know I have. As a lifelong runner, I … Continue reading

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