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50 Years of Running and the will to win at any cost

When we lose at something it can feel like a small death. But when we accept losing because it is part of life or even embrace losing as a means to move beyond our present circumstance, that is smiling back at death. It’s hard to admit, but that’s a lesson most of us have to learn time and again. It certainly was the case with my distance running career, where a win one week was no guarantee of a win the next. As the saying goes, you’re only as good as your last victory.
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Putting Black Friday into a running and riding perspective

It’s still a bit stunning to me that the major shopping day in America is called Black Friday. Perhaps it is proof that Americans have really short memories. Do people really not recall that the term Black Friday was originally … Continue reading

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