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50 years of running: winter track transitions

Following a freshman basketball season in which the team’s emphasis on court fitness tailed off toward the end, I took a weekend off before turning out for track that following Monday. Their was a ritual in receiving cotton sweats and … Continue reading

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Confessions of a mediocre jumper

Somewhere in the late 1960s as a student at Martin Meylin Junior High near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, I was introduced to the sport of track and field. One of the events I tried was the high jump. At that time, the … Continue reading

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Living between two worlds

Yesterday I wrote about what it’s like when two apparently divergent worlds collide. My relationship with an older woman ultimately dissolved when our interests simply did not meld. Yet I’ve also been caught between two worlds as well. As a … Continue reading

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Meet Abraham Lincoln, Marathoner and Cyclist

By Christopher Cudworth Here in Illinois, the Land of Lincoln, there’s quite a bit of pride in the heritage and history that Abraham Lincoln lends to the state. Springfield, Illinois is one of the places Lincoln called home, and the … Continue reading

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