Category Archives: Running

Winter already? Say it ain’t so

So here I sit on the 15th of November and the temperature isn’t supposed to get above freezing today. Up to an inch of snow is supposed to fall within the next few days, and on Monday the temperature isn’t … Continue reading

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Blogging hiatus over — for now

I had been on a blogging hiatus. I’m not sure why. I just posted my first blog in about six months when I joined a blogging link-up party and wrote about my four-legged running partner. Since last blogging, I’ve run … Continue reading

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My running partner has four legs

Shuba, the sweetest German shorthaired pointer you’d ever meet, is my running partner. And yes, she has four legs, and what I like to call a baby tail. Shuba came to live with us three years ago in October 2011. … Continue reading

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Why do we run?

Earlier this morning I finished Dean Karnazes’ Ultramarathonman: Confessions of an all-night runner. I’ve been reading Run Wild by Boff Whalley. Both men have very different takes on running. Both took long breaks from running. Whalley ran a marathon in … Continue reading

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First race of 2014

On Sunday I ran my first race of 2014, the Run it for Chris Brown 5K prediction race at IPFW. Chris Brown was a member of the IPFW cross-country team who died of cancer about 10 years ago, and the … Continue reading

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Not spring yet, but …

The sun came out Thursday and the temperature rose into the high 20s, which was nice considering the daytime temperature barely got into the teens Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  We had a record low of 16 below Tuesday night. I … Continue reading

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On the trail of Bigfoot: Snowshoeing

Nearly 10 inches of snow fell on Fort Wayne overnight Tuesday to Wednesday this week. My wife had a handful of DVDs that needed to be returned to the library, so we put on our snowshoes Wednesday and walked to … Continue reading

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