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We’re all adrift in one way or another, until one day, we’re not

This morning we awoke to a layer of snow on the ground that was four inches deep. It was three-below-zero outside, so the snow was light and fluffy. “Low moisture content snow,” I heard the weatherman say. In it’s fluffiest … Continue reading

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Holding on and letting go

We’re all familiar with athletes who used some wrong done against them as motivation to excel. Michael Jordan was cut from the high school basketball team. That early slight drove him to become the greatest player the world has ever seen. … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s as simple as knowing what you want

At the age of ten years old, I was determined to learn the art of spinning a basketball on my finger. My hero was Pistol Pete Maravich and I wanted to do everything he could do. So I spent a … Continue reading

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Running or riding to victory means something new

Here’s my philosophy. Running to victory comes to mean something new as you age, but the idea never gets old.

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How do you grade yourself as an athlete?

Getting good grades is one of the ways we measure our success in life. “Making the grade” is also how we’re assessed in business and other pursuits as well. How do you grade yourself as an athlete? Most commonly we … Continue reading

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How running and riding help you adapt to changes in life

By Christopher Cudworth It is so easy to fall into routines in life that we resist change when it inevitably comes along. People get comfortable and they want everything to stay the same. It happens all the time, and in … Continue reading

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Running and riding through our sentiments

sen·ti·ment Def #1: a view of or attitude toward a situation or event; an opinion.  Def #2: a feeling or emotion. I used to be quite the sentimental person. One doesn’t know exactly why certain sentiments build up in the … Continue reading

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Doing the possible so the impossible can happen

 By 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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Paying it forward as a runner, teacher and coach

Cathy Ganshirt Morlock has long been a successful educator in the Marion, Virginia school system where when she teaches 5th grade students. In 2012 she was named the district’s Teacher of the Year for her leadership and best practices in … Continue reading

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