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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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Week In Review – 22 May 2022

This week concluded in a heatwave for the Washington DC area, the earliest preview of summer in my recollection. These weather extremes have been happening elsewhere. Now it is our turn to face it. Heeding the warning of excessive heat, … Continue reading

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A Windy Morning Run

  The wind was hollering, rattling at my window panes. On top of that, the windchill made an already cold morning (42 degree Fahrenheit) less inviting. Nevertheless, I bundled up and went for my run anyway. Apparently, the Washington DC … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Mar 2022

With the Coronavirus and Ukraine war, lots of negative emotions are occupying our space. Whether it’s the media or mental space, the negative moods are pervasive.  Which can  weigh individuals down and wear people out. How can one maintain a good … Continue reading

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Soleus Pain

  Yesterday I ran 8 miles. Half way through my run, I felt a pain in my calf – a sharp pain on the outside edge of my left calf. And the pain intensified when I ran up the hill. … 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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Between Walking & Running

  This morning, I did my walking meditation outdoor and noticed something different between walking and running (other than the speed). For walking, the biomechanics consist in putting the foot forward  from heel-to-toe – landing on the heel, shifting weight … Continue reading

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Full Engagement?

The hill looked intimidating. I avoided looking at where it crests over which was way beyond my plan. All I wanted was to give the hill a try. It had been so long since I ran a hill workout, I … Continue reading

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What Is A Good Run?

  Obviously, what constitutes a good run varies as much as number of runners.  If you say a PR (Personal Record) is a good run,  I wouldn’t quibble with that.  But how often do we achieve PR?  Not to mention, lots … Continue reading

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Coffee Cake Social

  After our run this morning, a running acquaintance waved us over at the parking lot where our run starts and ends every Saturday. He offered to share with us a coffee cake his wife made this morning. Now who … Continue reading

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