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silver shoes

I ran on the track today. It’s the best time of year here. Upper 70s, sunny, perfect. I came out to see what it feels like to run on the track when not dressed like a Santa navigator. Refreshingly cool. … Continue reading

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good training for trail runs with foxes

Formula for a short run at the track: Me, two pit bulls, a Rottweiller and a shady-looking guy who tells me, “Don’t worry. They won’t bite.”

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Once upon a track with a Vietnamese trail monkey

Tôi muốn lảnh lót với con của tôi tối nay, Pitch woo với con của tôi tối nay Nhưng anh em, bạn chiến đấu của tôi đêm nay bé Vì nó quá darn nóng!  

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Celebrity sighting at the track

Sure, I live in Texas. Yes, we’re only four hours from Austin. But I would never expect a seven-time Tour de France champion to show up on my humble track. I guess because he’s in training for the Kona Ironman, … Continue reading

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The Destruction Derby Mile

We’re sitting in the stands trying to convince ourselves that running in a stiff wind will be fun. It’s not working. The track is set up in such a way that we run directly into the wind on the front … Continue reading

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Timex flies when you’re having fun

It’s hot. And windy. I’m tired and I haven’t eaten in about a day and a half.* What’s the solution? Obviously, run the first mile way too hard. Yes, I’m an idiot. I sailed through the first mile, only to … Continue reading

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Life in the fast lane

Today, I am a runner. As the Garmin continues its impromptu spring break, I find myself on the track with my Timex. Because I have no other way to measure distance, I run in the inside lane. No big deal, right? … Continue reading

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