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#runstreak day 475: The End of the Streak and a European Runcation (Photoessay)

On April 20, at around 5:30 in the evening, I finished a lazy two-mile run around the neighborhood. It was an unremarkable way to end a remarkable sequence. A 475-day #runstreak, encompassing 2,285.52 total running miles had come to an … Continue reading

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#runstreak Day 441. Almost Déjà Vu: The 2019 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

There are some advantages to running a race more than once. At least you know what you’re in for. You know every twist and turn of the course. You know how to train for it. You know your strategy by … Continue reading

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#runstreak Day 420: That Was the Week That Was

I’ve had to endure some tough weeks on the #runstreak. But they haven’t been much tougher than this one. Monday I faced snow, the traditional Northeast runners’ winter adversary. Sure, it was only four inches, and I was armed with … Continue reading

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#runstreak recap: Boilermaker or Bust (Days 148-189)

This part of the #runstreak story began at the moment I crossed the 10K timing mat at the Boilermaker. It’s usually a great moment. Two-thirds of the race is over, the really hard parts of the course are done, and all … Continue reading

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#runstreak Day 366

I celebrated the New Year this morning with a quick two-mile run around the neighborhood. I was slow, bloated by bad food and one-too-many glasses of champagne, but I got out there on a dank, windy day and kept the … Continue reading

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#runstreak Day 147: Bringing it to Burlington

You learn to expect the unexpected in a marathon. From bonking at mile 18 on your first attempt to searching for a portapotty at mile 25 to avoiding spectators who leap out in front of you without warning, after a … Continue reading

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#runstreak Days 100-103: Walt Disney World and West Palm Beach (Photoessay)

In the end, moving into triple digits (and moving past 500 miles for the year) on the #runstreak was a bit of an anticlimax. It happened on April 10, for those of you keeping score at home, toward the end … Continue reading

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