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A long line of strong women

Heading into last weekend I read that a distance runner named Letensenbet Gidey had run a world record 5000M time of 14:06 in a track meet in Valencia, Spain. I sat there for a moment and thought, “14:06. That means … Continue reading

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That sweet spot in time

In 1980, I purchased a book titled The Sweet Spot In Time by John Jerome. This is the review it gets on Amazon.com these days. “Updated and with a new preface, this classic guide to the art and physiology of … Continue reading

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10 ways to test whether you could you survive being a runner in the 70s

For better or worse, the sport of distance running has changed quite a bit since the Running Boom first took off in the early 1970s. That’s when Frank Shorter won the Olympic Marathon and the world of jogging got its … Continue reading

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Vicarious gleanings for those who run and ride

By Christopher Cudworth As an active participant in sports all my life, I have never fully fallen into the realm of an armchair participant in sports. I’d much rather play than watch.¬†But there are exceptions. Most recently it was a … Continue reading

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See how far gratitude can take you

By Christopher Cudworth¬† As you make plans for your next long run, ride, or swim, it might be wise to consider how thankful you should be for the ability (and time) to do your favorite activities. Self-fulfilling prophecies Plenty of … Continue reading

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Maybe I think too much about running and riding

By Christopher Cudworth They say that the left side of the brain controls the right, say that the right side has to work hard all night, maybe I think too much for my own good, some people say so, other … Continue reading

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Do trophies really mean anything?

If you have ever won a trophy for any reason, you know the feeling of success in having earned recognition for your efforts. First trophies I don’t remember my first trophy, but it might have been for winning a prestigious … Continue reading

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