The Real Reason Why Runners Run

Dashing Dad and Son after Davis Stampede 2012
  People always ask me, “Why do you run so much?” I probably tell them that I enjoy the camaraderie of the running community, I am trying stay in shape so I can keep up with my kids, I like the challenge, I like the runner’s “high,” or so I can eat what I want […]
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Runners who Inspire Me

The Dashing kids
Everybody needs some form of inspiration to get out and run. Well, you need inspiration to do anything really. You don’t go pee in your boss’ coffee cup because you are inspired to keep your job. But when it comes to running, you often need something to go the distance, wake up in the morning, […]
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Ode to the Morning Run

The alarm disturbs my peaceful dreams, I’m on auto pilot, or so it seems Why am I doing this, who knows? Time to put on running clothes, Feet in shoes, left then right. Grab something reflective and a light I had better get out the door. Holy crap my legs are sore. How I hate […]
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What do I Eat Before a Race

One of the biggest debates in endurance sports is nutrition.  I have friends who swear by vegetarian or vegan diets, I have some that are just dairy free, there are the paleo eaters, there are the ones who are just trying to earn Weight Watchers Points (I met a guy who ran half marathons so […]
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Why are Drive-Ins Theaters Awesome

The Drive In at sunset.  Not only is it economical, its purty too.
Okay Mr. Stay at Home Dad, you and the wife want to go to the movie theater and catch a film. Great! You have three options now that you have kids: 1) you find somebody to watch your kid(s), either a family member or a baby sitter (at $10-20/hr); 2) you go see a kids […]
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