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The one we’ll talk about for years: Pere Marquette 2013

Yesterday someone posted on Facebook that the only people out on the roads were fools and trail runners; that may have been redundant.  The St. Louis area was blanketed with between 3″ (where I live) to 8″ of snow, and … Continue reading

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My own worst enemy

Today I went to one of my favorite races at a place I love and had what feels right now, at least, like the worst race of my life.  This is saying something, even just in terms of my three Pere … Continue reading

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To eat or not to eat, that was the question

This was my fourth year riding in the Tour de Donut, but it was the first year I had to think about breakfast. In the past, I’ve gone singlemindedly focused on eating as many donuts as possible, with both good … Continue reading

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Getting soaked and giving back

We’re very lucky to have some wonderful GORC-built and maintained mountain bike trails in the area, including some right in town. We have a fair number of mountain bikers and trail runners in the tri club, and we’re very thankful … Continue reading

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Tracks n Treads off-road biathlon

I awoke this morning feeling sick to my stomach, not because of something I ate but from nerves. I was singularly unprepared for this morning’s race. I hadn’t registered, not knowing how I’d feel in the aftermath of LBL (did … Continue reading

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