Tag Archives: Batavia Illinois

The testimony of empty storefronts

The seemingly fragile state of traditional retail in the United States and around the world has people wondering what our cities, towns and villages will look like in fifty years. The back and forth between digital sales and brick-and-mortar outlets … Continue reading

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Painting your blessings

I’ve written a few times before about how a three mile run is about the perfect length to enjoy fitness and clear the head. This morning the winds were high and it was cloudy here in Illinois, but the temps … Continue reading

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Taking pride in a quiet effort

The annual Fox and the Turkey run in Batavia draws more than 2,000 runners. The vibe is wonderful. Dozens of families run the race together. Today was the 21st annual race put on the by Fox River Trail Runners, the … Continue reading

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Nothing wrong with a taste of humble pie for Thanksgiving

The 18th Annual Fox River Trail Runners Turkey Trot was a cold one followed by delicious hot chocolate. That’s the way a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot should be, of course. With temps in the low 20s at best, and a snow … Continue reading

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Kerri Hoskins Branson runs to meet challenges

Kerri Hoskins Branson is a woman who makes her mind up about things, and does them. That does not mean she always plans her goals or achievements far in advance. In fact some of her keenest achievements have been accomplished … Continue reading

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A New York City Marathon to ponder

By Christopher Cudworth When Midge-Taylor Good received texted photos of cars floating in a water-filled New York City street, she had the good sense to consider that her lifetime goal of running the New York City Marathon might not happen … Continue reading

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