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2015 Catskill Mountain 100K – Race Director’s Report

One of the things that always strikes me about the Catskill Mountain 100K is its simplicity. Despite the fact that the course traverses 62.1 miles – a formidable distance even for a relay team – there’s an air of simplicity … Continue reading

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Hudson River Run 2012 Statistics

May 22, 2012 As many of you may know by now, I completed Hudson River Run 2012 on Sunday afternoon, May 20th, in New York City’s Battery Park.  As I recover from the run, I am working on my detail … Continue reading

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Dear Hudson River: How May I Help You?

It’s been almost three months now since we issued our press release and began the Hudson River Run 2012 campaign in earnest. A lot has been accomplished since early January, but there is still much left to be done. As … Continue reading

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542,748 Steps

There’s an old factoid which estimates that in a marathon, a typical runner will take between 40,000 and 50,000 steps.  I remember the first time I read that figure – probably in an issue of Runner’s World magazine – and … Continue reading

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A Day of No Wine And No Roses (but it was a sweet run!)

March 10, 2012 Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a whole three weeks since I’ve posted, and now that my oldest son’s birthday, Pi Day and the Ides of March have all passed, I think it high time for a new entry. … Continue reading

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Caught Up In The Flow

February 22, 2012 There is a definite flow to the running process.  Every time I head out the door I can feel it, almost as a tingling sensation that surrounds and envelops the physical experience.  Perhaps I have this perception because … Continue reading

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The Case for Walking

I’ve had conversations on occasion with non-runners who tell me that they’d like to run, but that when they do it hurts their knees, or hips, or some other sensitive part of the body.  It’s my opinion that joints hurt … Continue reading

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“Fly” Me A River

When I was on a training run in Central Park a few days ago I was thinking about something someone said to me when I presented the river run project to the Orange Runners Club on January 4th. After my … Continue reading

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“….a shiver in my bones just thinking about the weather”

January 15, 2012 Well, it seems that the dead of Winter has finally arrived, and for those of you who don’t live north of the Mason-Dixon Line or high in the mountains out west, that means days and night of … Continue reading

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Hudson River Run 2012: The Game Is On!

Well, we have an official press release now for my upcoming Hudson River Run, so I feel as though we crossed the threshhold and that it finally seems “real.” 🙂  And I’ve got to start upping the ante on my … Continue reading

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