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The Chilly Chili Trail Run

When I did this run two years ago, I gingerly crept along the icy trail at the back of the pack and finished the back half of this 5.5-mile route without seeing a single other runner, other than a friend … Continue reading

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Old running shoes get a duct-tape makeover

The cover story: I’ve been reading on some other blogs how some runners duct-tape their shoes in rainy/snowy weather to give them a few extra miles before they get completely soaked. There’s a 20 percent chance of snow forecast for … Continue reading

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50-mile recap: Duct tape, a snake and a 911 call

Shoe rotation + duct tape = no blisters The most amazing thing about Saturday’s 50-mile run/walk is that we didn’t get any blisters. None. Zero. We think this is because we changed shoes every 10 miles and put duct tape … Continue reading

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What would Rocky do (if he had duct tape)?

The punching bag we got the kids for Christmas lasted about three days before it sprung a leak. It’s not like it would be hard to patch, but you know how that goes. Then we came up with a workable … Continue reading

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