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50 Years of Running: Graduation Blues

With nothing left but nationals in the 1979 track season, I walked across the stage to pick up my degree with my parents present during graduation. I’d earned a precious “D” in that horrifically dry and accounting-based marketing class that … Continue reading

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50 Years of Running: First, a flight. Then I woke up dead.

Following a successful conference meet, our team earned a trip to Nationals out in Boston, Massachusetts. We’d swept the top five spots at the IIAC race and our coach Kent Finanger followed through on getting us an entry to the … Continue reading

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Self-medicating is not the way to go

There are plenty of habits than can turn into addictions. For example, food is meant to be a form of sustenance, but in many ways it is also a source of comfort. That’s why it is possible to fall into … Continue reading

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Asleep or awake, this is how I choose to live

Last night before going to sleep I flipped through a booklet of results from my days of running cross country at Luther College. I’d stored those books in the bedroom desk and was looking for something else when I opened … Continue reading

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Concealed carry laws open new roads for cyclists and runners

By Christopher Cudworth Before anyone gets all hot and sweaty about what they’re about to read, know that I am not against the right to own guns. I respect the Second Amendment like every other aspect of our Constitution. But … Continue reading

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