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Learn to Run, Part 2 (#leslieruns)

I can remember quite well those first few run/walk sessions inĀ late FallĀ 2004 along the Barrie, Ontario waterfront. Walking two minutes and running only one minute sounded pretty easy, and I managed, though I was obviously out of breath and practically begging to walk at the end of every run interval. 428 more words


One of Us

I’ve struggled with the idea of calling myself a “runner.” I mean, I’ve never run more than 5 miles at a time, and that was a one shot deal. 388 more words

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Just Keep Swimming ... Or Running

On Monday I mentioned that last week was the first time I seriously thought to myself “I could just quit this whole running thing and no one would care.” Usually my quitting thoughts come mid-run (as in, “I need to call Tim to come pick me up now. 514 more words


Just Do It (and other ways to start running)

More than any other question I’ve been asked since I started running is HOW I started. This is not a surprise. Anyone who knows me at all, even a little, knows that I am not an athletic person. 583 more words

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Learning How to Run and Not Hate it.

Just over a year ago, I started training for my first half marathon. For years I had been a sporatic jogger, heading out on short runs once in a while when I felt like I needed some cardio. 1,288 more words