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RACE TRADITION

It's just one of those races that I do every Labor Day with a few friends.  Some friends have come and gone over the years. Some we were glad to see go and others not so much.  Our core group has remained the same and so has our race day routine.  Meet at 6am.  On the...

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10 THOUGHTS ON THEME PARKS

It all started with Disney World in January this past year and ended with Great Escape in NY this past weekend, with four days at Hershey Park smooshed in between like a s'mores.  I'm done with theme parks.  Stick a fork in me and cover my eyes because I have seen and...

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SEXISM? YOU BE THE JUDGE

I'm going to get right to the point here.  I got pretty pissed off about how hard I was dissed by a local paper after winning my hometown triathlon.  Now, when I say local paper, I mean local. I won't name names (The Sports Department) ok, I guess I will, basically...

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WRONG WAY 5K

It's usually a good thing to "go the extra mile," right?  Well...not when your racing!  Around my neck of the woods, we enjoy a great summer running series called "Scrambles."  They consist of three 5Ks spread throughout the summer months and always have fun music...

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A NIGHT IN BOSTON WITH JAY-Z & JT!

I listen to music when I run.  I know there's some kind of odd controversy about weather or not you should  listen to music when you run. Something about it not being a "pure" experience or some other BS, but I honestly can't see what the big deal is?  I happen to not...

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LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE CROWD!

People say that runners are a different breed and I wholeheartedly agree.  However, there's an even more puzzling animal out there known as the race spectator!  Who are these people? Unfortunately, after the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, we've gotten to know more...

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NEED A BIT OF ENERGY?

Who the hell doesn't need more energy?  No one I know.  It seems as though everywhere I go there are people big (at the gym) and small (at my house) whining about not having enough energy.  Wether it's lack of sleep, not enough exercise, too much exercise or just...

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99 PROBLEMS

What happens when a running addict starts cycling?  Probably not what you think.  And definitely not what I thought would happen...but, I'm not that bright.  This is a story about getting uncomfortable and doing something that scares you and will potentially embarrass...

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WHATEVER DOESN’T KILL YOU…

I don't even know where to start with this super twin mama Susan Elliott.  I just freakin love her to death...and I do not say this about most people. Or even five other people.  Seriously.  Susan is one of those few who make you feel like a superhero for doing...

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