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We Sweat it Out in the Streets: Going Barefoot & a Few Lessons

This morning I walked the six blocks to the dog-run completely barefoot.  I’ve taken off my shoes and walked through the park barefoot a few times, but the six blocks of Bed-Stuy concrete sidewalks has always given me pause.  There’s … Continue reading

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People Who Make Me Look Normal, #2

I was sort of assuming that most of my “People Who Make Me Look Normal” entries would be about runners I’d never meet: professional and semi-professional ultra-marathoners, world-record holders, other bloggers I’ve stumbled across online.  However, I’m fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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Weekday Trip to Gym Park (6.6 miles)

After my very disappointing run yesterday, today’s great runs were exactly what I needed. (I’ve decided to split to/from Gym Park into two runs, at least for my record keeping — two, sub thirty minute runs divided up by two … Continue reading

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