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16 Days At 200K

I recently spent sixteen glorious days riding the wave of 200,000 weekly steps, Modern Philosophers. As I chronicled three weeks ago, I decided to motivate myself to kick further ass in my running program by setting a goal of collecting … Continue reading

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The Day After 10

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers. Since several of you have been kind enough to ask how I’m doing the day after my ten mile run, I thought I’d throw up a quick bonus post to address the issue. I’m sore. I’m … Continue reading

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10 Miles Alone With My Thoughts

I ran ten miles this morning, Modern Philosophers, and, boy, is my brain tired! Ten miles is a long time to be alone with my thoughts.  While most runners I know prefer to listen to music out on the road, … Continue reading

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Monday Run Day

I never run on Mondays, Modern Philosophers. I’ve always thought that was just a personal choice, but now I’m starting to wonder if down deep it’s some sort of deep rooted religious belief pounded into my head at a very … Continue reading

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Running To Stand Still

It’s snowing again, Modern Philosophers, and what really bothers me about that weather update is that I’m reporting it to you on April 6. Snow on April 6? It’s just not right. Of course, it fits in just perfectly with … Continue reading

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It’s My Run-iversary!

The Easter Bunny brought me a very special gift this year, Modern Philosophers. Not only is today both Easter and April Fool’s Day, but it is also my Run-iversary.  One year ago today, I got my lazy ass up off … Continue reading

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Going That Extra Tenth of a Mile

While I sit here at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, waiting for the arrival of the next blizzard scheduled to drop over a foot of snow on Maine, I thought I’d share a touching story from my morning … Continue reading

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