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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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Choosing (7.8 miles)

“Reprimands will not bring the waves into line. Anger will not alter the winds. Sadness will not bring back the Gulf Stream. The greatest freedom allotted to any human being is the freedom to choose one’s attitude. Whatever the weather, … Continue reading

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Recovery Running (3.25 miles)

A recovery run is a short, slow run (for me, that’s 3 or 4 miles, at around a ten minute mile) used to shake out your tight muscles more than build any speed or distance,   A “recovery run” is something … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Lunchtime Runner (3.6 miles)

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Tim Tweitmeyer I think this quote really encompasses why I run, and how I define a successful run. … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Layers (3 miles/3.5 miles)

Right now, I’ve got conflicting responsibilities over my lunch hour.  On the one side, I really need to run: it helps me deal with the stress at work, makes me feel better physically, and keeps me in shape. Currently the … Continue reading

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