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Burlington Blues

Anyone who has run a marathon – or participated in any endurance sport, come to that – knows that, seasonal averages be damned, trying to predict the weather for race...
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Boston Blues

The last time I had this many people check in on my well-being was September 11, 2001. I guess a lot of friends know that I have run the Boston...
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A Distance for Everyone

…So runs the tag line and sales pitch for the brand new, cross-America HITS Triathlon Series. I first heard about the Series on a Marathon training run this past winter,...
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Summer Hitlist 2: The Annual Escarpment Run

The original Olympian spirit – of amateur sportsmen competing not for monetary gain but to prove themselves the best that they can be – lives on in my favorite competition...
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The Finger Lakes 50: Ten Reasons to Love My FIrst Ultra

1) It was time. And place. Several of my running buddies in the Catskills have been at me to run an ultra for years now. I’ve always been put off...
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Boston 2012: The Race for Survival

“Any well-prepared Boston runner expecting New England weather (in other words, not necessarily predictable conditions) has accepted the possibility that their run in Boston might be warmer than they would...
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Boston via Britain 2 – I heart Fell Running

For all that I enjoy road running, I much prefer running on trails. There’s more variety of surface, which is better for the feet (less repetitive stress), typically a greater...
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Boston via Britain, Or… Running Back Home

This coming Monday, April 16, I will be running the Boston Marathon, for the second time (in three years). It’s an honour and a privilege to be doing so, albeit...
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