Fast Enough

Three blocks goes by quickly when everything feels good. After a few miles at an easy pace, my cadence picked up and my strides felt smooth. The adjustments from a chiropractic appointment prior to last Saturday’s half marathon were still paying dividends — unexpected after my hamstrings screamed with disapproval over moving at race pace. For…
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A Day Of Running

It’s time to go wild again. Today marks the first of this summer’s Wild Hog Wednesdays, a group open to runners of all levels, and the 7 p.m. kickoff at the Wild Hog Smokehouse coincides with National Running Day. The group offers routes of various distances and a chance to mingle with like-minded every day athletes. Over…
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Old Shoes

Too many shoes in your closet? If you’re runner, there’s a good chance you have lots of shoes stuffed in closets. Personally, I have shoes for all matters of running — a couple pair rotating for easy and long runs, at least three pair for speed work, trail shoes, Goretex shoes for nasty conditions and…
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Renewed Energy

Today marks the start of packet pickup for the Fargo Marathon at the Fargodome. To me, one of the best parts of big race events is the expo and finding yourself surrounded by the excitement, anxiety and energy of thousands of others who share an interest in the sport. Traditionally, the Fargo community has lined…
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