Category Archives: Running

My inner child…

George Sheehan once said that “…..running is the purist form of play”.  No argument here.. Last Saturday my running club (SJAC) held their annual 5k Great Grace Race and Pancake breakfast.   It’s a very casual/family oriented race that’s purpose is to “give … Continue reading

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1st it’s global warming, then ebola ….

1st it’s global warming, then ebola ….  and now for the 2nd time this week someone made off with my strategically placed mid-run electrolyte water bottle …tantamount to horse thievery –(and we all know what they did to horse thieves … Continue reading

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Trips (falls)

Trips (falls) They always take me by surprise – happen in a instant.  Then time slows down filling my mind with a dozen calculations about landing . “Tuck and roll -Tuck and roll”  Once gravity has completed it’s duty I access … Continue reading

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POST-STENT-Three months, 340 miles and my 65th birthday later, am doing fine.

POST-STENT-Three months, 340 miles and my 65th birthday later (Medicare!!), am doing fine. No worries with the meds – Plavix doesn’t seem to bother me. I am still a little paranoid when ever there’s a muscle tweak anywhere above my … Continue reading

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“Running is one of the most positive, powerful gifts” Dr Natalie Stavas

“Running is one of the most positive, powerful gifts”.. Dr Natalie Stavas…Her Story I have had trouble with posting.  I’ve tried a number of times only to complete a few incomplete thoughts.  Dr Natalie’s story has helped me try again -her … Continue reading

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64, rehab, and “crank it baby”!

64, rehab, and “crank it baby”! Yes I played the Beatles “When am Sixty-Four” on my birthday earlier this month. Once is enough though. Turning sixty-four and rehabbing a stubborn running injury is a sure combination for feeling sorry for … Continue reading

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it’s always something……

Injuries are humbling…. I think I’ve had every running injury there is at one time or another. A good friend and frequent running partner of mine (Haven’t seen him in a couple of months) we would always start our runs … Continue reading

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Trail Creature Encounters

Snakes – I believe only Garter snakes – Lots of caterpillars – my wife likes to make sure they get safely across the trail path.  Chipmunks galore – mostly out of the corner of my eye.  Squirrels of course.. Lots … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being me (@ 63)

You have to picture this… I find that when I put my hat on nowadays it’s always cocked sideways. I don’t do this on purpose. I think it’s just the way I see things anymore. I also have lost about … Continue reading

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