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Mike Behr lighting it up in multiple sports

On a cold and snowy February morning, a tall, lean distance runner named Mike Behr is running back and forth between a lead pack of runners and a much slower group bringing up the rear. The occasion is a Sunday … Continue reading

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Doing the possible so the impossible can happen

┬áBy Christopher Cudworth There are accomplishments about which we all dream. Personal records we strive to achieve. At times these goals seem unreachable. Impossible. But we persist, doing the small things that add up to big changes in our bodies, … 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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I’ve never done steroids or doped. And it’s pretty hard living clean.

As a competitive runner from high school to post-collegiate days, I stood 6’1″ and weighed 140 lbs. That’s pretty skinny. A nurse who tested me at a health fair scored my BMI (Body Mass Index) at 3% body fat. “Don’t … Continue reading

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