New York Spirit

“Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic.” – Tim Noakes In the current edition of Running Times, the magazine takes a look at Meb Keflezighi’sĀ amazing Boston Marathon victory. Since the magazine’s arrival, it’s been sitting…
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A Few Tweaks

“A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but her own wings. Always believe in yourself.” – Author unknown These days, I don’t spend much time on Facebook. When I do navigate to it, I find myself doing one of three things:…
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Renewed And Repaired

After another adjustment at the chiropractor this morning, I’m heading over to the expo for the Fargo Marathon. Normally, I don’t like to spend a bunch of time at these, but I’m hoping to run into some friends and walk away without spending much money. I’m a self-admitted gear junkie, and it’s hard not to…
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A Bit Hyper

At the chiropractor today, I had less optimism than normal. In my last visit, I had high hopes, expecting to walk out of Killer’s office with a new lease on my running. So much faith I put in his abilities that I won’t run a marathon or half marathon without visiting him first. And pretty…
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The Best Medicine

Sometimes, reality is the best medicine we can take. I’m just hoping it leads to something good. Over the past several weeks, I’ve seen my pace dwindle to a near crawl. Take Sunday for example. Coming off an 11-mile run the previous day, when I couldn’t come close to hitting the paces prescribed in a…
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