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Thursday, January 29, 2015

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The Daily Run: Running away from the 'jogger' label

For the past four decades, since Frank Shorter’s stunning victory in the Munich Olympic marathon started a tidal wave of folks running in our country, us runners have endured this bizarre “jogger” label.

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Tuesday 01/13/2015
On the Run: Looking back at a memorable 2014
Posted: January 13, 2015

As we take our first steps into the New Year, it’s worth spending a few moments reflecting back on a year full of memorable local running moments.

Monday 01/05/2015
The Daily Run: Keep pace with your New Year's goals
Posted: January 05, 2015

Ah, the start of the New Year. There’s something clean, motivating and satisfying about starting off fresh and making personal pacts with one's self to improve some aspect of our lives is part of that satisfaction. For many folks these new resolutions come in the form of weight loss and improved fitness and, for many, the journey begins with a new running or walking program. 

Thursday 01/01/2015
Record field runs at New Year's Day 5K
Posted: January 01, 2015

A record crowd of more than 400, ranging in age from six to 81, kicked off the New Year with a 5K run in the foothills of the village of Free Union on Thursday morning.

The Daily Run: Running all over the place
Posted: December 01, 2014

Over the past several weeks, I feel like I’ve been running all over the place, literally!

Thursday 11/06/2014
The Daily Run: Don't delay, communicate your injuries
Posted: November 06, 2014

So many of the “running injuries” I see on a daily basis could have been resolved quickly, well before they turn into a not-so-fun bench sitting scenario, if communication channels had been opened up early on.

Thursday 10/30/2014
The Daily Run: Stay visible when running in the dark
Posted: October 30, 2014

I’m not only a huge proponent of seeing where I’m going while running in the dark but also I’m big on being seen by others. No, it isn’t because I want folks to see my cool new shoes or nifty wind jacket…it’s simply to stay visible, so oncoming auto traffic and bicycles and, yes, even hunters, can see me way out ahead, giving them ample time to adjust accordingly.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
On the Run: Remembering Paxson Collins MacDonald
Posted: October 15, 2014

All of us who had the pleasure and honor of being touched by the life of Paxson Collins MacDonald are truly saddened by her passing last week after a long and very courageous journey with a brain tumor.

Wednesday 10/08/2014
The Daily Run: Former prep stars now contribute as coaches
Posted: October 08, 2014

I love seeing runners giving back to the sport and there is no better place to witness this than at a high school cross country meet when you see so many former prep competitors sharing their passion for the sport as adult coaches.

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