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Redefining Running (Part 1)

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” -T.S. Eliot

As early as I could walk, I ran; bet that’s most of our stories, that running came as natural as breathing.

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This time last year, @TheWelshWookie and I celebrated Hallowe’en by taking part in the Zombie Night Run. It was tough, but lots of fun. It was dark, wet, eery and very, very muddy! 30 more words

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" The Autumn Weather.......turns the leaves to flame."

” It’s a long long way.  From May to December.  But the days grow short, when you reach September.”

Kurt Weill

These haunting words from Kurt Weill in his famous ballad not only speak to the season change, but also to the seasonal changes in our lives as we age.   844 more words

Annual Plan: Nutrition

Since I started running last spring, I’ve progressed from a somewhat-healthy (gluten-free) diet, to a crap-free diet, to a paleo-FODMAPs diet (although I did have trouble sticking to this). 463 more words


This is Spinal Crack

Pardon the pun. I can’t help it.

As I’ve run trails, I’ve become quite familiar with scrapes, burrs, animals, roots, trees, gravel, ruts, and falls (but only once). 399 more words


Gear Review: Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket

Lightweight, waterproof, breathable, and packable. In reality this is all you need to know about the Outdoor Research Helium II jacket. But being that you are here trying to decide if this is your next piece, you will read on to find out more about this great piece from Outdoor Research. 479 more words



I haven’t posted for a while as I’m currently busy in-real-life activities..good news today my favorite baseball team – SF Giants won its 3rd championship in 5 years 2010, 2012 and 2014.  81 more words