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Softness Underfoot: A Run Up The Long Path

February 5, 2012 As I look at back at my running log, I have to go back all the way to November to find an entry wherein I ran in my trail running shoes.  This isn’t an indication of any … Continue reading

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Tranquilty On The Farm: A Different Kind Of Trail Running

I know why I love running on trails.  It’s for a complex variety of reasons that make my trail running unique to me, and I’ve devoted many words in this blog to this very subject.  And because the reasons are … Continue reading

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The Great American Trail Race

A few days before this year’s Escarpment Trail Run, I wrote a note on Facebook that spoke about the feeling of ‘family’ that this event has become to me.   In reviewing the entrants list that was publicly posted, it occurred … Continue reading

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North Face Endurance Challenge: Trailing My First 50K

One of the biggest difficulties in the area of ultrarunning seems to be getting agreement on how to define the term.  There are at least two camps on this subject, and the concepts that are part of the greater discussion … Continue reading

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A 10K, A Ghost And A White Horse

My first experience at the locally-famous Leatherman’s Loop 10K trail race can’t be described in just one word, but if I was forced to do so, the word that most comes to mind is ‘heraldic.’  And the sense of the … Continue reading

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“Meeting Up” For North Face Training

As much as I’ve always advocated trail running as a place to find inner peace and solitude, I would never go so far as to say that running with others and ‘peace and solitude’ are mutually exclusive.  In fact, one … Continue reading

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The End Of The Journey – Or Is It Just The Beginning? (Day 34)

November 28, 2010 I had been looking forward to this day for almost three months, and now that it had finally arrived, I wasn’t quite sure what to do with it.  After my previous run, I had declared the work in this … Continue reading

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