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Consistent also-ran persists despite 1-43 record in friendly rivalry

How does it feel to get beat by the same guy 42 years in a row? I’ve been to many a Swiss Days Race over the years, but this was a plot line that eluded me until my dad, who … Continue reading

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2015 goal check: Where did all my races go?

So here it is more than halfway through the year and not only have I not met my racing goals of at least two age-group wins, I haven’t been in a single race, period. I’m still trying to wrap my … Continue reading

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A new year’s wish … and 4 doable goals

Here’s hoping that in 2014 we all do what we can to make a few good things happen rather than dreaming for wishes to come true. In 2013 my personal distance-based goals evaporated as I wound up focusing on family … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Star goals vs. moon goals

By Colleen, age 10 One day me and mom were out running a 5K, and I was picking out places to start walking. Then mom said, “Have you ever heard the saying ‘Shoot for the stars, and you’ll at least … Continue reading

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