Category Archives: Runs

Bear Mountain 50K (7:37:42)

I’ve been trying to figure out where to start this post for a few days now.  I’ve got so many thoughts, and the experience was so immense, that every time I start I type I’m sure that there’s somewhere better … Continue reading

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Twilight in Prospect Park

Since I haven’t found time to write anything this week, here are some pictures of my run last week through Prospect Park on an out-of-the-way run home.  One of the best parts of late-winter is the light at dusk . … Continue reading

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Across Brooklyn (6.25 miles)

Nat had his first dentist appointment today, and at noon M called to see if I wanted to meet her and the kids in Carroll Gardens after work, since that’s where the dentist’s office was.  I said yes, and a … Continue reading

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Art and Decay

Running through Flatbush, Crown Heights, and Bed-Stuy, I pass through neighborhoods brimming with histories both uplifting and depressing.   They are communities whose collective stories include opulence and crushing poverty; the violence of race-riots and self-affirming acts of artistry; architectural … Continue reading

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Acts of Running Desperation

I’ve sort of unofficially signed on to this 120 Day Challenge that Kate, Jason, Vanessa, and a bunch of the other crazy blogging-runners I virtually associate with have cooked up.  The idea is to run every day for 120 days … Continue reading

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Running Home

A few days ago, I posted a picture of my “morning running buddy” — the blue-nosed pit who guards a car lot at the corner of Remsen and Kings Highway.  Right across Remsen is another lot, and my “evening running … Continue reading

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Mass x Velocity = Gansta (Baby Jogger Performance Double Review)

I’ve posted a lot about running with Nat in my jogging stroller.  Until last week, however, I hadn’t ever taken Angelica out running.  You aren’t supposed to take your kid out in a jogging stroller until they are around a … Continue reading

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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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Scenes From My Commute

After doing a 15 mile round trip to and from the Upper East Side monday, it was back to more regular commute to and from Kurt Hahn.  Tuesday my lefts were a bit sore by the end of the day, … Continue reading

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Teacher In Service Day — An Excuse for a Long Run

Monday was a “Teacher In-Service” day — one of those handful of times each year where the kids don’t report to school but the teachers do, to do whatever mysterious things we do when our students aren’t around.  Its a … Continue reading

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