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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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The New Commute

Yesterday I tried out my new running commute. Starting next week, I have pre-school year staff development at Kurt Hahn, and I figured I should know the route and roughly how long it will take me to get there on … 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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The Runner’s Prayer (3.8 miles)

“God grant me the serenity 
to accept the things I cannot change; 
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.” – Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr Today I headed out at lunch to do speed work: 3×800/400, … 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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Better Late than Never

One of the casualties of the Muddy Marathon a month ago was that I left my camera in New Jersey.  It’s taken a while, but thanks to Jen, the race director, it finally made it’s way home, so I can … Continue reading

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Run:) and #nationalrunningday

I’ve decided to stop cataloguing every single one of my runs here on this blog. While I’ve have some thoughts or reflections to share on many of my outings, sometimes I don’t; while I honestly take joy in every run, … Continue reading

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Every Streetlight a Reminder (4.8 miles)

This weekend we once again borrowed the car from Frankie and Kate (or Frankienkate, as Nat refers to them singularly), and yesterday I planned dropped if off back near their place in Ditmas Park and run home afterwards. I’d forgotten … Continue reading

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Monsoon Running (3.4 miles)

When I say that last Wednesday I went running in the rain, the image it brings to mind doesn’t do the run justice. “Today I went running in a monsoon” does the experience a bit more justice. When I left … Continue reading

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