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When it’s too dangerous to drive, go for a run – in the woods

The wind started whipping up Saturday just before I headed out for a trail run. I wasn’t too concerned because I knew the woods would block most of the wind, but I wasn’t prepared for how insane the driving conditions … Continue reading

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Duct-tape dryness factor in foot-deep snow: 3 miles

The first time I ran a snowy trail I thought my frozen toes might fall right off – and I wondered if I’d even know it. Stupidly, I was wearing shoes with “breathable” mesh uppers that invited the snow right … Continue reading

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Lightning strikes twice: an uncanny pair of breakout runs

My running partner and I both had breakout runs on Friday. They didn’t happen at the same time or place and could not possibly have been more different, but I think their origins were the same: a tingly excitement over … Continue reading

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Nothing like running a bloody trail through snowy woods …

Dear Hunters: It is not cool to leave fresh mounds of deer guts right smack in the middle of a state park trail. Believe it or not, people do use these trails even in the winter, and it’s hard enough … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Run streak results

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! At 11:15 p.m. on Christmas night, my run streak was officially over. At first Mom said the run streak was “at least one mile everyday from Thanksgiving to Christmas.” A couple … Continue reading

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