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Baseline Track Meet and Grindstone Trail

One way to establish a baseline for racing performance is to train little and prepare poorly for a particular event.  That is the way I approached Indoor Ultimate Runner, a meet that I wanted to compete in the moment I … Continue reading

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Runs of Consciousness

I sit here on the bank of a river, held by the crook of its arm, inside a bend, dreaming of all that its basin contains, wondering where it begins, hoping to see the fringes of its domain, hoping for … Continue reading

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As I Lay Dreaming

I have not written lately, but not for lack of things running through my mind. Indeed, writing about running, paddling, or nature seems unimportant most of the time. That’s not to say that those things are unimportant. I decided to … Continue reading

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Runs With Deer

The other day I ran with a deer, again.  This particular deer had been spooked by something and preferred to run the same trail I was traveling.  She might have been spooked by me as I was winding my way through … Continue reading

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