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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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Frosty and friends run a marathon

Here in Chillytown, USA, there’s an annual tradition that some of you might like your snowpeople to join. It’s called the Frosty Marathon and every year dozens of snowpeople turn out to run the race held on December 24. It … Continue reading

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The wonders of finding a new coach

by Steven Scholz Today’s We Run and Ride features a guest column by marathoner Steven Scholz, whose insightful piece “New Coach” chronicles both the excitement and challenge of committing to a training program for the marathon. He takes on that … Continue reading

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Marathon Monopoly is the game of the season

By Christopher Cudworth Marathon Monopoly is a game involving a lot of real estate covered by streets, houses and the occasional railroad along the way to running 26.2 miles. It might start with a roll of the dice to see … Continue reading

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What’s bugging you on the run or ride?

By Christopher Cudworth Every summer while running and riding there seems to be something new and annoying that comes along to bug you from one end of the season to the other. Itching to run and ride For me one … Continue reading

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You’ll be glad to know that the pain really matters

Pain tolerance and the dentist chair Sitting in the dentist chair with heavy lead vest draped on my chest and a dental assistant prepping the x-ray machine for another set of images, I thought back to the many other trips … 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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Maybe I think too much about running and riding

By Christopher Cudworth They say that the left side of the brain controls the right, say that the right side has to work hard all night, maybe I think too much for my own good, some people say so, other … 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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Kerri Hoskins Branson runs to meet challenges

Kerri Hoskins Branson is a woman who makes her mind up about things, and does them. That does not mean she always plans her goals or achievements far in advance. In fact some of her keenest achievements have been accomplished … Continue reading

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