Tag Archives: Livestrong

We surely can’t spank our way to world peace

Growing up in the era when corporal punishment was doled out without much thought, I received my share of spankings from parents, teachers and the like. Those spankings were supposed to motivate me to better behavior. What I recall instead … Continue reading

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Livestrong still has a tale or two to tell

Recently I saw a link to the Livestrong Foundation website and decided to visit and see what they’re doing these days. Despite all the bad press its original spokesperson Lance Armstrong generated through his admission to lying about use of … Continue reading

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What Lance Armstrong has to say about the 2014 Tour de France

Hi folks. Lance Armstrong here. Yes, I’ve been watching the 2014 Tour quite a bit. Actually been streaming it through my iPhone in the Livestrong phone case while I’m out golfing. Because golf is actually pretty boring. And I’m not … Continue reading

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Is Lance Armstrong really a Jason Bourne in disguise?

Today’s We Run and Ride blog is from my co-blogger Monte Wehrkamp, whose observations via email often fascinate. He’s proven to be right on many fronts over the years, and many times in my experience of knowing him. So when … 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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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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Putting down the Livestrong bracelet

By Christopher Cudworth I finally just took it off. After 8 years of wearing a yellow Livestrong bracelet, it occurred to me while putting on a short-sleeved shirt this spring that the point had been long made. Livestrong had in … Continue reading

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The fine line between Livestrong and being strong

By Christopher Cudworth My wife Linda passed away last night from a long term struggle with ovarian cancer.  She as 55 years of age. She has been trapped in wrestling match with cancer for 8 years. She won many times. From … Continue reading

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Keep On Running says it all in song, almost

By Christopher Cudworth One must always be wary of how you read–or do not understand–the lyrics of a song, lest you get the message altogether wrong. Recent history (the last 40 years or so) offers up so many examples of … 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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