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the art of racing in the rain

“There is no dishonor in losing the race. There is only dishonor in not racing because you are afraid to lose.” — the prophet garth stein — You can’t get there from here. But maybe you can get somewhere else. … Continue reading

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the perfect mile

Walking slow down the avenue through my old neighborhood don’t know why I’m happy I’ve got no reason to feel this good — the prophet Jackson Browne — What do you do when you think maybe you’re not going to … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 1

I awoke Sunday morning to the awful news coming out of Houston. The hurricane gave way to massive flooding. “Worse than the worst case scenario,” they said. After a week of worrying about my friends in Corpus Christi, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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don freaking winkley

i’m running along just a few hundred meters into the race when i see him up ahead. silver hair, lean physique, dark tan, million-mile legs, no socks, old skechers. it has to be Don Freaking Winkley. plus, the back of … Continue reading

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never question science

facebook analyzed my posts from the past few weeks and came to this conclusion. apparently i am leaving mo for marcia, i am a sucker for perfect pizza, and i enjoy painting eggs. i suppose you can’t question science. which … Continue reading

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lenting linament

so it’s come to this. i was thinking today about the old days and how some guys would do Really Bad Things to their bodies in the name of training. one of those things was DMSO.  DMSO was a horse … Continue reading

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tim and me

ok considering i haven’t run in about 10 years. just tried to keep hr around 150. never switched watch over to time. felt fine first mile, then the usual fade. but it was fun. that’s the important thing, right? screw … Continue reading

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