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I run to…

By | March 28, 2014 1:48 am | 0 Comments


Finish this sentence: I Run to_______________. …maintain my ability to run. — Pat Krott …get away. — Jodi Herman …stay fit and have fun. — Tom Madura …challenge myself! — Christine Kalie …my car when it’s pouring down rain. — Rob Engelhardt …stay in shape. Lose weight. Be able to keep up in soccer game…. View Article

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Friday Question: Spring race plans

By | March 21, 2014 1:36 am | 0 Comments


I asked: Are you training for any big spring races? What’s on your schedule? Boston!!!! — Amy Cronk I’m training for the women’s half in Niagara Falls on June 1st. Looking forward to running with a great group of friends! — Stacey Hammer Tough Mudder, the Presque Isle half marathon and Beast on the Bay!… View Article

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Friday Question: Best Picture picks

By | February 28, 2014 1:43 am | 0 Comments


In honor of Sunday’s Oscars and because the well is running dry on winter running topics, I went off-topic again this week. I asked area runners to tell me: Which movie do you think should win the Oscar for Best Picture? Definitely “Gravity.” I am a huge Sandra Bullock fan. — Chuck Orton “Her” was… View Article

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Friday Question: Winter Olympics (and would be Olympians)

By | February 21, 2014 1:39 am | 0 Comments


Olympics are on my mind…probably because they are on my TV every night…so I asked area runners: What is your favorite winter Olympic sport to follow/watch/cheer? Which one would YOU totally rock at??? Bobsled and bobsled — Pat Krott Speed skating!!! — Jodi Herman Snow boarding!! And I wish I could do that! — Karen… View Article

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Why we

By | February 14, 2014 1:05 am | 0 Comments


In honor of today being the big V-day (yep, it’s Valentine’s Day, guys! No worries, there’s time to stop for chocolates on your way home), I asked area runners: What do you love about running? “I love the great feeling of accomplishment after I’m done,” — Jameel Gavin “What I love most about running is… View Article

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Dead legs (question from a reader)

By | February 6, 2014 5:45 pm | 0 Comments


I received this question from a reader and I’m kinda stumped. Anyone have any advice? I just started a jogging program, fast walk for 1.5 minutes and then run/jog for 1 min. It is a total 30 minute workout. My legs feel like dead weights from the knees down. I run every other day. What… View Article

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Question: What’s on your wish list?

By | December 6, 2013 1:27 am | 0 Comments


We asked area runners: What running (or fitness) related items are on your holiday wish list? Running gloves and a hat…and knee socks! — Karen Beebee Knee socks…Love them! And any cold weather gear.  — Brenda Carr Warm hat w/ ponytail hole. — Colleen Triana Running pants (polartec from Land’s End) or muscle enhancing tights… View Article

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Friday Question: What’s your running age?

By | September 20, 2013 4:56 am | 0 Comments


Well, well, well…I learned something this week — if you ask an easy question, you get a BIG response! This week’s question was a fill in the blank: I started running at age _____. I got some quite interesting and inspiring responses!  (The notes in parentheses after their names are mine…because, you know me, and… View Article

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Friday Question: Favorite running-related websites

By | September 6, 2013 1:00 am | 0 Comments


What’s your favorite running-related website …besides Runner’s World ? The Daily Mile — Jameel Gavin (See the latest running videos on track and field events around the US and the world. Watch running videos and interviews with the greatest coaches and athletes) — Greg Cooper I visit the Facebook Warrior page often for trail… View Article

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29 ways to run faster

By | July 16, 2013 1:48 am | 0 Comments


Sometimes I have email exchanges with runners that I think would be helpful information to share with others, so in that spirit I share this: A reader recently contacted me with questions about Couch to Her Times 5K training program and she said: My first 5k was last October.  Terrible time. Trying to redeem myself… View Article

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