Like A Runner, Again

Near the end of a high-mileage week, at the end of April, I returned home from work and laced up the shoes. Expecting to slog through a workout, my main motivation to get out the door was to avoid feeling guilty for not running. But something strange happened along the way. It actually felt good. In the…
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The High Point

It was 66 degrees as runners headed out of the parking lot and turned onto the black top, immediately found the challenge of a half-mile climb. During pre-race instructions for the Dam Good Run, the race organizers explained that we’d eventually get to High Point, a good place to stop and take a picture of…
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Cow Pies And Horse Trails

The pre-spring trail, painted with muted earth tones, stretches like a canvas over the prairie landscape. A March breeze carries a penetrating chill across the Sheyenne National Grassland, where still bare trees and the rolling hills offer little buffer in the just-above-freezing air. Here, runners are gathered, to embrace one of North Dakota’s hidden natural gems, just…
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