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No Easy Miles: The 2015 Flower City Half Marathon

If Montgomery Burns designed a half marathon course, I imagine it would look a little like the¬†Flower City Half Marathon: two nasty hills a little past the halfway point with a short section of cobblestones on the second to mess … Continue reading

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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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None But Ourselves Can Stop The Time (Redemption Song, Second Verse)

After four marathons, I thought I knew a thing or two about preparation. Follow a tried-and-tested program. Study the race website and the course maps. Use a checklist for packing: medicine (ibuprofen is my friend) and assorted medical gear (lube … Continue reading

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Redemption Song (First Verse)

Just two weeks after Burlington, I let Tessa talk me into riding 100 km in the Rochester Tour de Cure, my first-ever long-distance bicycle ride. So it was back on the bicycle, which served the dual purpose of keeping my … Continue reading

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