Tag Archives: snakes

Please keep your python off the Greenway!

I’ve gotten pretty good about not freaking out when I spot a snake on a run. But passing a python wrapped around a woman’s neck on the Bluffton Greenway last week really pushed my buttons. My first thought, immediately after … Continue reading

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Shutting off trail running snake paranoia

Here’s a running improvement made during injury rehab: Thanks to a little brain rewiring project, I realized the other day while jogging the cross-country course with Colleen that I’m no longer paranoid about the possibility of encountering a snake on … Continue reading

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Trail running and snake paranoia

The sun was beating down, dispensing afternoon heat. Seeking shade, Colleen and I set out to run the woods segment of the middle school cross country course. The Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake is the only poisonous snake native to northeast Indiana … Continue reading

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Snake theory confirmed

You know how a while back Traci and I were wondering why we haven’t seen any snakes during our runs along Garter Snake Alley? Well, it turns out local naturalists haven’t been seeing many snakes, either, according to Bob’s newspaper … Continue reading

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