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Life Gets in the Way (Part Two): The 2017 Flower City Half Marathon

Nine marathons. Nine half marathons. Eight Boilermakers. You might say I’m an experienced runner, but I would say I don’t feel like it most of the time. You might say I’ve seen a lot, but I would say that I … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans: Marine Corps Marathon 2016

It wasn’t the way I wanted to finish my 2016 running season. But this year’s Marine Corps Marathon ended up being an appropriate conclusion to such a frustrating, confusing and trying year. As I sit here, reflecting upon and analyzing the … Continue reading

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Review: Sakyong Mipham’s Running with the Mind of Meditation

Two runners. The same, first marathon. Two injuries. And two totally different outcomes.

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366 Words About Nothing

This blog is about nothing. Well, not exactly. It’s about something. But just as Seinfeld was a show about nothing that somehow managed to fill 180 episodes with something, this blog will try to make something out of the nothing … Continue reading

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. . . the Tough Lie Down (With Ice Packs and Ibuprofen)

The Mountain Goat got off to a great start, with Team Love Nugget out in force: Tessa, my daughter Carolyn and a work colleague, Gina, all came out to see me off, and my other daughter, Hannah, texted me just … Continue reading

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Rolling on to the Roc, Part 2: Once More Around the Lake

Just 6 days after the Boilermaker, I logged my 1,000th mile of the year–a milestone that took me exactly a year to achieve in 2012 took me less than 8 months this time around. I was already on the second … Continue reading

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The Starting Line

It’s December 8, 2012. This afternoon, I completed a fairly routine 9-mile run. Under overcast skies, and with the temperature in the low 50s, I set out of the village of Canastota along New Boston Road as I have done … Continue reading

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