Category Archives: race

Kenly, North Carolina, USA

  Kenly, North Carolina is a town with a population of 1,491 people (2020 Census) and a police department of 7 staffs: a police chief, 4 officers, and 2 clerks. You may be wondering, why mentioned the police department? Interestingly … Continue reading

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What It Takes For Me To Be Race Ready?

  Racing is more than putting on a pair running shoes and going for it. It takes much more, at least for me. One – Depending on what kind of race. In general the longer the race (for example: a … Continue reading

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Feeling Good About My Run

  Even though running slower and less than before, I feel good about my running. Before the Covid pandemic, I run marathons. And I train for those races.  Goals like faster finish, personal record, or no injury were my motivators … Continue reading

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Fitness During Covid – What Fitness?

  It has been two and a half years since I raced last. 8 September 2019, to be exact, was my last race – a marathon in Erie Pennsylvania. Subsequent that year, the dreaded Covid-19 happened (and is still happening), … Continue reading

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Race Goal For 2021

  In case you haven’t noticed, my blog’s “Countdown To The Big Race” has been updated with the Virtual Boston Marathon on 8 – 10 Oct 2021. No. No. Not that I have signed up for the virtual race, some … Continue reading

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Trump Lost

  Late breaking news this morning that Biden has won Pennsylvania and subsequently secured enough electoral college votes to become the next (46th) President of the United States. In a historical race, Biden, 77 years old, sets the record for … Continue reading

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Calm Before The Storm

  With the election being 6 days away, there is an urge in me to jump into the presidential race update. But I am not going to do that. 2020 is unusual enough as is with the Covid-19. I will … Continue reading

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Battleground States For 2020

Eight days to election.  I indulge in reading the tea leaves about the two presidential candidates’ standings from USA Today: National average   Biden 51.4%, Trump 42.9% (Biden +8.6). Last week: Biden 51.9%, Trump 42.1%  12 Battleground or Swing state … Continue reading

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Violent Policing

  According to the US Census (2010), 60.4% of American are White.  If you are not-White in America, you belong to the 28.6%.  And for discussion sake, let’s say, the Black & Brown Americans category. Recent unrest in the US … Continue reading

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Confronting Scofflaw – A Good News

  Scofflaw is a term for a person who flout or violate the law. Certainly there are a varying degrees of scofflaw.  Speeding and parking meter violation are examples lessor infractions than say robbing a bank. Here s a real … Continue reading

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