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NAIL THE TRAILS!

How to achieve your trail running goals in ten significant steps. This past June, I completed Manitou’s Revenge, the 54-mile cross-Catskills ultra-marathon, for the first time. A few weeks later,...
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Book Review: Run Wild by Boff Whalley

PREMISE: Chumbawamba guitarist hits 50, takes a year’s sabbatical in America to write a memoir about his love of “wild running” – and uses his observations of the 2010 New...
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The Race to the Top of Vermont 2013

All runners have their strengths and weaknesses. Of the latter, I can list plenty; of the former, I know that I am a solid uphill runner. As such, I take...
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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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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 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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Brewery Ommegang

While in Cooperstown this month for the Rural Schools Conference, I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to stop in on the area’s biggest tourist attraction. No, not the Baseball Hall...
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Run Over? Part 2

Continued from part 1 Continue to Part 3 Looking back on my incredible twelve month period of running successes from November 2009-October 2010, I realize now that the high point...
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