Category Archives: Morning Runs

Morning Running Partner

Every morning I have to navigate the triple intersection of King’s Highway, Linden Boulevard, and Remsen Avenue — a messy configuration of three major thoroughfares, two of which are four lanes plus access roads. After I make it through the confusing … Continue reading

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Into the Woods

Sorry for the rather long caesura — in addition to all the usual excuses (kids, job, et cetera), I’m still recovering from spending a week in the woods with a dozen teenagers.  From early in the morning on October 31st … Continue reading

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Catching Up: Long Run, Achiva, and a Head Cold

Since I’m a whole week behind in my running log, I’m going to hold off reviewing the Altra Instincts. Besides, I’ve only put a little over 7 miles on them, which isn’t quite enough to have an informed opinion yet. … Continue reading

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Urban Trail Running (7.3 miles)

Anton Krupicka recently published a beautiful essay, “On Being Real,” on the Running Times site, explaining why he runs trails.  I love what he says about running, but came away feeling sort of annoyed as well, since the implication is that the … Continue reading

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Sunrise Over the East River (12.5 Miles)

By the time the sun finally peeked over the sprawling expanse of Queens, I’d already run six miles, with a little more than six miles left to go until I reached my school.  I checked my watch: a little before … Continue reading

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Hello, Angelica! (3 miles)

Last Wednesday we found out that our lives are changing again: we’re adopting a baby girl, and we’re bringing her home later today.  In a few hours, Nat will have a baby sister, and we’ll have another little life placed … Continue reading

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So I Almost Ran a 5K in Boston this Weekend (4 miles)

This weekend, M and Nat and I all headed out to the Boston area to do some visiting.  We stayed with our friends, Ryan and Summer, whom we hadn’t seen for at least two years, and also went to see … Continue reading

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A Morning Run with Star (3 miles)

Between having to leave the house at six each morning during the week and helping watch Nat on the weekends, I don’t get out for many early morning runs anymore.  Thanks to being raised by a father who believed sleeping … Continue reading

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