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2,000.77 Kilometres Later

As runners our sense of chronology can sometimes become muddled. We end up telling time in terms of distance instead of the conventional use of hours, days, weeks, or months. 289 more words

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Some of My Best Friends Wear Pink

I spend much of my time among strangers. Running among them. Treading among them. I may spend hours with them jostling back and forth. Passing them and being passed in turn as the race reaches its final stages. 442 more words

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It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

To the monumental relief of those who put up with me, my taper, under the auspices of the Hansons technique, has been pared from an ample 3 weeks to a willowy 10 days. 127 more words

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How to Run

Feet hit the ground one two, one two. Running is a cyclical activity. 

It begins with the illusion of effortlessness. The first hill, the first incomplete breath shatters that. 131 more words

Fleeing The Children Of The Night

As summer’s grip begins to slacken, its reign over the early hours is summarily threatened.

It’s 5:30 a.m. and the night’s darkened tendrils still hang lasciviously over the city. 104 more words

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Elements of Bliss: The Runners' High

There’s a sensation that happens. Always as I near the end of my run.

When something takes over.

It visits upon me when I am running at my zenith. 234 more words

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Keeping A Rein On Things

But I had to put all of that aside. Sometimes you have to lose the battle to win the war.

I’ve been running well in training.

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