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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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Brooklyn Marathon: A learning experience (26.2 miles)

I had three primary goals in this weekends Brooklyn Marathon: 1) Finish 2) Have fun 3) Not get hurt I accomplished the first — jury’s still out on the other two. *** My alarm was set for 5:30 thus Sunday, … Continue reading

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Reluctant Tapering

Last Saturday, I cut my long run short, in part due to a weird twinge in my right ankle. I rested Sunday, then did my regular running commute to School Monday. This happened to coincide with my body deciding to … Continue reading

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“Should Have Worn Gloves” (18 miles)

Sometimes people ask me what I think about on long runs. Well, here’s what I thought about today during 18 miles in the freezing rain: “Damn, I should have worn gloves.” “Latte. As soon as I’m done, I’m getting a … Continue reading

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Circling The Park (21.5 miles)

I think I’m going to shelve the video update idea after only one entry; I’m not really a “vlog” sort of person, as I’m much more given to the rumination and rambling parallelisms of prose than the perfunctory concision needed … 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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Faster Than A Walking Tour (17.15 miles)

Saturday morning, Nat and I met up with Shannon for a long run and part 2 of her running introduction to Brooklyn.  Two weeks ago, when Shannon joined us for the first 6 miles of our run in the rain, … Continue reading

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A Little Here, A Little There (18 miles)

This Saturday was a gorgeously warm, almost hot, Spring day, which was a wonderful relief from the constant, uncertain threat of rain that has been hanging over the City recently.  It hasn’t actually rained that much, but every day this … Continue reading

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Taking My New Toy (and Nat!) For a Run (7.25 miles)

Last night, along with a new SkipHop diaper-backpack and play mat for Angelica, the UPS guy dropped off the Polar Heart Rate Monitor that I won a few weeks back (thanks again to Matt at the No Meat Athlete for … Continue reading

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