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NYC Barefoot Run 2011

This last weekend was the 2nd annual NYC Barefoot Run — though the term “run” isn’t quite fitting.  Perhaps “Barefoot Happening” would be better, which also captures the easy, almost communal mood that seemed to permeate the entire event.  Besides … Continue reading

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Back to Work

I haven’t updated the blog in a week in a half, which I think might be my longest break between posts yet.  Of course, I’m getting ready for the impending school year, so any free time I’ve had at a … Continue reading

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Acts of Transgression

Last week, I ran five miles home from my education workshops – five miles in the rain.  And not just a drizzle, but the wonderful sort of torrential deluge that can come out of nowhere in the summer, drenching pedestrians … Continue reading

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Along the Banks of the Deschutes: an Urban Runner Heads West

Since I’ve been writing this blog, two ideas have repeated themselves a few times on these pages. First, that while I’m interested in exploring barefoot running, I have no real desire to become a full-fledged “barefoot runner” as such. Second, … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Altra Instincts, & One Small Step Along the Trail to Hippie Nut-Job (10.5 miles)

Yesterday was Saturday, so Nat and I went on our regular run to gym class, then headed out on the post-gym class run/nap combo (Nat naps, I run – switching up the roles doesn’t work to well). The weather continued to … Continue reading

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Running in Circles

For my Thursday lunch-hour run, I decided to try out the brand-new track a the McComb’s Dam Park over by Yankee Stadium.  I’ve never run on a track before, at least, not since some point in high school for gym, … Continue reading

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Back in the Vibrams (2.5 miles)

I haven’t run for three days, ever since my 13+ mile run Wednesday, and as usual the down time was driving me nuts.  Not running Thursday was because it was a rest day after a long run; Friday it was … Continue reading

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Around Brooklyn (6.7 miles)

There’s a bike lane running along Tompkins Avenue right at the end of the block, which is great for when I run with Nat to gym class every Saturday morning.  While we often run on the sidewalk, the BOB stroller … Continue reading

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