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You Know That Running Has Taken Over Your Life When…

So I was on the phone to my mother, as I often am on a Saturday, and I told her I’d been out for a long run already, as I...
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The Bramble Scramble: Not your everyday 15k

After completing this year’s Escarpment Run, a course I now know very well and, indeed, train on during the months leading up to the mid-summer race, I got talking to...
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It Doesn’t Get Easier (But It Still Counts as Fun!)

This Sunday July 25th, I completed the Escarpment Trail Run for the fourth time (in five years), and given that I finished five minutes ahead of my previous best, to...
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Running for Art’s Sake Part 2

Another take on last Sunday’s Hudson River School Art Run, this one by  Steve Cangemi of the Onteora Runners Club. Thanks Steve, it’s a good excuse to print more photos!...
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Running for Art’s Sake

Sunday March 23rd I participated in the Fifth Annual Hudson River School Art Run, a 30-mile run (with occasional hiking), from Frederic Church’s landmark home Olana on the eastern side...
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Trail Running in Toe-Gloves: It works

After successfully running the Boston Marathon in my Vibram Five Fingers KSOs – and what with switching to flat shoes (notably the wonderful MacBeths) for most of my walkabouts –...
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What I Learned In Boston

In 2002, after completing my first Marathon, in New York, I penned a piece entitled “How Much Will It Hurt? Ten tips for the Marathon Virgin.” I then failed to...
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Thank You!

Mega, heartfelt thanks to all family and friends who, using one of the umpteen methods of instant communication now available to us all, sent me best wishes before, after or...
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