Category Archives: Other Running Blogs

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My decision of whether or not to sign up for the Bear Mountain 50K comes right as two of my running friends have also been writing about ultras and self-confidence, though to very different ends.  Vanessa’s most recent post is brimming … Continue reading

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Teaching, Running, and Indentity

I’m spending each day this week in an intensive workshop program for teacher’s who are new to the Expeditionary Learning (or “EL”) model of schools. I’ve actually been looking forward to it because I really do have a LOT to … Continue reading

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It’s not the first 99 miles that count . . .

I’ve actually managed to run four days in a row, which as made me very happy, and means I (might) actually have some running to write about, if I ever have the energy or time to do so.  Right now … Continue reading

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How @susanlacke Got Me Tweeting (4 miles)

I’ve avoided Twitter for years now — in fact, I’ve been avoiding tweeting for longer than most of the general population has even known that Twitter existed.  Okay, so I opened an account two years ago, when I was home … Continue reading

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Seeing as How I’ll Never Win a Marathon . . .

It seems I just won a Polar heart monitor!  It was one of those “leave a comment and we’ll choose one winner at random” contests held by No Meat Athlete, this great blog that’s written by a vegetarian marathoner.  I … Continue reading

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People Who Make Me Look Normal, #1

As I have started to entertain ultra-marathon fantasies, I am enjoying reading blogs by and about ultra-runners.  In part, it is incredible to see what the dedicated human is capable of.  Its also personally inspiring to have role-models setting bench-marks … Continue reading

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On (Not) Running

Since the rather exuberant post following my 17 mile run into work on the 25th, I haven’t gone running once.  This five day dry-spell came about due to a number of factors: a crowded weekend schedule, 19 inches of snow dumped by (yet another) … Continue reading

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