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Cedar Cross 2014

If you weren’t at Cedar Cross, you might just want to stop reading this right now.  I don’t know of any other grassroots race that begins with an electric guitar and ends with fireworks, but those were only the bookends … Continue reading

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Frozen Feet half marathon

First off, thanks for the nice comments on Tuesday’s post.  There may be lots of problems with the internet, but it also gives the opportunity to connect. A lot of people both here and on facebook made me feel less … Continue reading

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Turkey Trot

When my sister-in-law started dating her husband several years ago, she joined in their Thanksgiving tradition of running a turkey trot. I was impressed that she could run 3 miles and a little confused why she would want to (peer … Continue reading

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2013 Skippo 30K

My first Skippo 30K race report was entitled “It seemed like a good idea at the time“, a sentiment I have echoed in the subsequent years.  Today was certainly no exception. I give Casey so much crap about his many … Continue reading

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MO’ Cowbell Half Marathon race report

I ran my first half marathon back in 2010.  At the time, I’d been running for 8 months.  I trained faithfully, missing maybe one workout of the 14-week training plan, and was delighted when I met my pie-in-the-sky goal and … Continue reading

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This is not a fairy tale — 2012 Dirty Kanza

My view at 9:30 Saturday night By 9:30 p.m. it was dark, and I was alone. I’d been riding for 15.5 hours and was almost halfway into a 5 hour stretch of utter solitude. When I left checkpoint 2 at … Continue reading

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