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What if you knew this was the last workout you’d ever do?

Here comes Halloween, the night when thoughts of death and hauntings swirl around the minds of millions of people. As a Hallmark Holiday, it may not be taken all that seriously. But as a seasonal celebration with pagan and religious … Continue reading

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When things are looking up, don’t look down

I once had a boss who told me, “I like you a lot more when you’re smiling.” Now, the circumstances surrounding my resting dour face were not exactly common. So let’s set the stage. I’d just started a job as … Continue reading

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A personal testimonial for FitnessSingles.com

Readers of this blog know a bit about my personal history. More than they’d sometimes like to know perhaps. That’s a blog for you. But I just finished writing a testimonial to FitnessSingles.com where I met my girlfriend Sue. I … Continue reading

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Time as measured by pumpkins and apple cider donuts

By Christopher Cudworth There was a moment in the mid-season finale of the Starz series The Outlander in which the main character Claire Randall Beecham Frazier (you’ll have to watch to understand) approaches a set of stones on the hill of Craigh … Continue reading

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Coming full circle with The Wright Stuff

By Christopher Cudworth From the top of a ridge in Governor Dodge State Park 45 miles west of Madison, Wisconsin, you can see the Milky Way quite clear on a cloudless summer night. The stars that cover the rest of … Continue reading

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Cancer Rocks like you never imagined

By Christopher Cudworth This it the 300th post on We Run and Ride. Thank you for your readership.  As one who has never been afraid to write about cancer and the effects it has had on our family with the … Continue reading

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What does a smashed turtle on the road really mean?

At the tail end of a pleasant 25 mile bike ride this past Saturday morning, I was feeling good about the new bike fit and riding with a pair of riders who happened up behind me at a stop light … Continue reading

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The antithesis of fitness

By Christopher Cudworth Having spent all of my life exercising my brains and guts out, running so far and so long that my body almost evaporated several times in the heat, it can be hard at times to pause and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Life

  By Christopher Cudworth On Labor Day weekend last fall I joined friends for an organized bike ride called The Wright Stuff in southwestern Wisconsin. Some of you know the ride turned into a painful adventure when my bike began … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong rides into the present in Oprah Winfrey interview

Like a man coming up for air, Lance Armstrong burst through the surface of his deep and fantastic past to breathe the air of reality during his interview with Oprah Winfrey on the OWN network. Whether those initial gulps of … Continue reading

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