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Boston Bound

It’s only a marathon. Seriously. I’ve completed six of them before. At this point, it should be a formality. Ah, but who am I kidding? This is the Boston Marathon,...
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I Witness: East Yorkshire

Took the camera with me for the first of two ten-mile running loops round Beverley and the local villages Walkington and Bishop Burton yesterday. This was my final seriously long...
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Burning Man 2009: A Ramble Across the Mental Playa Part 2

Part 1 here The Human Carcass Wash The ultimate Burning Man machine to get clean (for the time being) For those, like us, who have not a shower, an evap...
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As Babies, were we Born To Run?

Christopher McDougall’s exhilarating best-seller, Born To Run, is sub-titled, “A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen,” but it could as easily have been, “Everything...
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“If it feels like work, you’re working too hard”

…So goes adventure-sports coach Eric Orton’s credo, as quoted in Christopher McDougall’s brilliant best seller, Born To Run. This simple slogan is of almost Zen-like perfection and sound like a...
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Catskills Corner: Best of the online press

Why run in these? Why not? Jimmy Buff, in the Catskill Mountain Region Guide, on his own epiphany after reading Born To Run: acquiring a pair of Vibram Five Fingers...
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Reasons to Sponsor Strummerville

This seems like a good moment at iJamming! to bring attention to regular reader Paul Guscin, who is running the Loch Ness Marathon – his first – this October to...
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Top 10 Reasons to Run Vermont

Though I doubt that any marathon experience will ever equal the sensation of running New York City for the first time, the Vermont City Marathon in Burlington this past Sunday,...
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