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I had a Good Day

Mist rising off the river at sunrise. Yesterday was a pretty darn good day.  And those days are rare (especially for a Monday), so I figured I ought to give it some special treatment and write about it.  The day started off normal enough with my alarm going off at 5:45 am.  The Dashing Wife was still unconscious because she had to […] Continue reading →

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, […] Continue reading →

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 […] Continue reading →

Why are Runners Such Awesome People?

While the general public probably regard runners as annoying folk who talk about running while standing on ruined knees, most of us runners are pretty darn awesome. On my runs, I see lots of other runners, and nearly all of them will give me a wave, head nod, “morning” or some other form of acknowledgment. […] Continue reading →