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In-person Race Now?

  While the weather is getting warmer, more in-person races are happening, Covid-19 pandemic notwithstanding. Are people so raring to go back-to-normal, they are throwing caution to the wind? Case in point, this past Monday, over 25 thousand runners participated … Continue reading

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It’s A Breaking News Day

  Another great duck day here in Washington DC. It was raining the moment I woke up this morning and continued on and off throughout the day. Even now I hear the pitter-patter sound of the raindrops outside. Be that … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Apr 2022

  The 126th Boston Marathon is tomorrow, 9 years since the bombing incident. This will be the first race back to its original Spring schedule. Unfortunately, 63 qualified runners from either Russia or Belarus are banned from participating as a … Continue reading

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Putting “Fear” In Perspective

  Fear has a bad reputation in our culture – it is perceived as a negative and weakness. In actuality, fear is not all bad. Being afraid is normal. After all it is one of the fundamental human emotions.  It … Continue reading

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Virtual Race?

  The term “virtual race” is strange to me.  I don’t understand it, never tried, and not sure if I will.  Certainly, virtual races have picked up steam with the Coronavirus lockdown.  It is a way for people who want … Continue reading

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Another Lost Year?

  Time flies, whether you admit it or not.  April is upon us.  Mr. Biden has been on the job for 70 days.  Looking back, the year 2020 was buried by the news of Coronavirus pandemic. And its impact continues. … Continue reading

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Running Thought

  While running this morning, a question occurred to me – will I ever run another marathon? Not trying to be dramatic, two concerns stewed behind my question.  First, the future of the COVID-19 is uncertain. But, most Fall marathons … Continue reading

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Setting Marathon Goal

  Each year I set my marathon goal.  While the outcome is straight forward, either I met it or not, the process of setting my goal is far from simple. Let alone the subsequent training and race day performance.  Allow … Continue reading

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“I Believe I Can Fly”

  Like the 4 minute mile barrier shattered by Roger Bannister in 1954, today Elioud Kipochoge, the reining Olympic Gold medalist, proved that the 2 hour marathon barrier is a myth.  He broke it in Vienna Austria with a time … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of Erie

  Almost a month, twenty-five days to be exact, has passed since my incredulous race of  2019, the Erie Marathon.  Most of physical demands from the race have faded.  A slight twinge in my right ankle lingers.  Time to say … Continue reading

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