Chasing a 5k PR

I have chased the same goal for 14 years. If this goal was a person, she would be a high school freshman. I was high school freshman when I set this goal. This goal isn’t lofty, I’m not trying to defeat a dark wizard or destroy a planet killer...

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What is in your post run survival kit?

What is in your post run survival kit?

After 15 years of running, I have learned quite few facts about my running habits. The first, I’m not a morning runner unless I’m doing two a days or the heat is unbearable.  Secondly, I will succumb to work fatigue. The solution was...

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Have you given up?

Have you given up?

Cultural norms define that the start of year is the perfect time to start on new goals. It is the reason that gyms advertise and cut prices at the start of the year. It is why suddenly, you can’t seem to find a treadmill or a bench to...

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A short ode to hill repeats

A short ode to hill repeats

Hill repeats are speedwork in disguise Driving knees and long strides Make for quick feet and strong thighs Over pavement the runner glides Taking on harder climbs I have always felt like summer and hill repeats pair perfectly together. I am sure...

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