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My first subzero run

Back during the Polar Vortex of 2014 I canceled out on a run with a friend because I simply couldn’t fathom running in subzero temperatures. I always regretted it afterward, particularly when my friend – a native northerner who’d grown … Continue reading

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Cold run in screw shoes and other Janathon fun

Friday I got a text from a friend who was trying to set up a night trail run on a day when the temperature was supposed to dip to minus-8 with a windchill of 25-below. “Are you nuts – or … Continue reading

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Embracing the elements

Nothing kick-starts your Adrenalin after a long layoff like running down an unplowed road in a 17-degree snowstorm. “Just remember,” I shouted to Ben, who reluctantly agreed to accompany me, “they run marathons at the South Pole!” I’d been feeling … Continue reading

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