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The perils of life with a serious runner

Honestly, I’m not crazy My head swims curious clouds Never wanna come down — Brent Babb — We’re at the gym. It’s not so much fun to run outside these days, with high temps and packs of wild hyenas roaming … Continue reading

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Sometimes I wish I were a guy

Overheard at the gym: Burly Boy No. 1: I haven’t met the strength coach yet. Burly Boy No. 2: You don’t want to. You’re a sissy. He’d hurt you. I gave up and went to the gym today. Did I … Continue reading

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Just another sign I’m a Dedicated Runner

The wind was blowing today at 300 mph. This is NOT an exaggeration. Gusts up to 450. A spectacular, howling gale of a wind that rattled the apartment. Wind advisories scrolling across the screen constantly. Unpleasant women whipping by on bicycles with … Continue reading

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Veloured to the gym

It’s an icy 55 degree day, so I was forced into the gym. Little did I know. Apparently today is Jan. 2. Or because of the odd Christmas on Sunday quirk, people are starting their New Year’s resolutions a week … Continue reading

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You just never know

It’s a day made for putting off the run. I have the day off from work and apparently I need it. My butt is leaving marks on the floor from being dragged around. A day of looking at the Big … Continue reading

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Trail running. At the gym.

We arrive at the track. Mo is hanging on to the car antenna in an attempt to avoid being blown away by the 35 mph winds. We look at each other. Gym. I look in horror as I walk into … Continue reading

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Here we go again

A guy is walking out of the convenience store as I go in. He appears to be a hobo in the not-good sense of the word. He is wearing a brand new “Addicted to Jesus” T-shirt and carrying a stack … Continue reading

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