Category Archives: running

Winter running 101 … Aka: Keeping your hard-core on… with EH track bad-asses

Have a goal: write it down, tell your friends. Boston 2014. Central park March ½ marathon, Katie’s 5k in Spring. Whatever. Pen it. Post it. Plan it. The vision and goal will get your warm cuddly ass out of bed … Continue reading

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Wanna run faster? Longer? Injury free? Master efficient running first!

Have you ever wondered why you feel more like a lumbering rhinoceros when you run, rather than a gazelle? Have you ever watched the pro’s at the end of a race, finishing with a still smooth gait, while the mid- … Continue reading

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Pushing the edge: Thoughts from Hyner view…

Almost a week has passed since the Hyner 50k challenge, and my legs are beginning to feel close to normal. The muscular havoc that results from running 6:29 in the hills of PA, cannot be underestimated, but as the creatine … Continue reading

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cross training, cross country (skiing)

..and with a forecast of a steady ZERO degrees (F), we were packed up and heading out into the wild west woods of Maine. The prior night, while driving the final miles near Kingfield, still in cell-phone contact with the … Continue reading

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The “secret day”

EHHS track 6am: I plod my way around the school perimeter under headlamp beam, picking up pairs of reflective eyes darting from my path. I gather my thoughts, thinking of family at home, winding thoughts and breaths and prayers together … Continue reading

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