A Spring In Your Step

With an unbridled excitement, Coby hurtled himself at me with the anticipation of a run outside. Our runs together have been few and far between for the better part of 6 months, and few things make him happier than tagging along. The sidewalks, soaked with snow melt, forced us to the street, where he pulled me along…
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Gone To The Dogs

Has running gone to the dogs? Probably. With the popularity of running at an all-time high, it’s fun to see the creative side of the sport. Some races encourage costumes, which have been a staple at some marathons for years, or offer unique distances or prizes. And there’s races like The Ultimate Beer Run series,…
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Beating The Yo-yo Syndrome

Just the other day, a friend posted a comment on his Facebook page about working long hours and questioning whether it was worth it. He’s no stranger to hard work — nor making sacrifices to obtain goals. A phenomenally talented and fit runner, his post solicited advice and some suggestions, including alternative employment. One unassuming…
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Jogging The Dog

It’s not uncommon for Coby, my Golden retriever, to find himself attending doggie daycare during the week. Personally, I’m a huge proponent of getting dogs together, especially at a young age, to help them socialize and get plenty of exercise. It’s something I started with Riley, my previous Golden, and a tradition I continue with…
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Going For Green

“Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, ‘Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?’” — Peter Maher With record-breaking temps, it’s time to shed the layers and run outdoors. It couldn’t come sooner after an interesting winter, with several…
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