Tag Archives: running with a dog

Get inspired by Armani the underdog

I witnessed an incredible race over the weekend – a 5K neck-and-neck duel between a Yorkshire terrier and a husky mix and their respective humans. Believe it or not, the short-legged Yorkie pulled it out at the end, with a … Continue reading

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Running through some big changes     

Last Sunday I took Loki for a run for the first time in a couple of weeks. He yanked on the leash the whole time, drug me into the ditch while chasing a squirrel, and traipsed through every puddle until … Continue reading

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Slump-busting with a 4-legged running partner

I’d built up a running routine I felt pretty good about, only to have a really awful week drain my confidence. Feeling tense about whether I’d botch my speed and distance workouts and prolong my frustration, I opted for a … Continue reading

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Inspired by a runner and his dog

For the first time in months, I jogged a 10-miler straight through with no walk breaks this weekend. To be honest, despite the fact I’m coming off a recent marathon, I wasn’t even sure I could do it anymore. I’d … Continue reading

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Running (and racing) in the rain: #HolidayRunStreakfun

This year I’m doing the Holiday Run Streak with my seventh-grader, who insists we make it an outdoor streak. Thus far that’s meant a whole lot of rain, in addition to three out of the first four runs happening in … Continue reading

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