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Escape from Runworld

As a viewer of the HBO show Westworld and previously, the popular television series Lost, I willingly suspend some levels of critical analysis about the premise of these shows. One can’t dig too deeply into the context or it quickly … Continue reading

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10 unconventional takes on running

I was a runner before Runner’s World existed. We welcomed the magazine, which long ago joined the likes of Track&Field News, the “Bible of the Sport”, which offered no training tips or advice. Runner’s World rushed into that niche along with early … Continue reading

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Nike’s claim on Pre in Runner’s World

I’m going to say it: this month’s Runner’s World article on the relationship between Nike and Pre felt too much like an advertisement to be ultimately inspiring. Ostensibly authored by Phil Knight, who is the founder of Nike and a … Continue reading

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Running into temptation

On the heels of publication of my writing and illustration in Runner’s World magazine, a race director in another state contacted me about donating work to their cause. It made sense. The race was a fundraiser for an arts center. … Continue reading

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Commemorating 50 Years of Luther College Women’s Athletics

In 1975 when I enrolled as a freshman at Luther College, the very first two women signed up to compete in cross country. At the time I had no idea that women’s sports at the college had only started 10 years … Continue reading

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If your fitness isn’t everything you want it to be, so be it.

It used to matter so much what other people thought of my fitness. Friends were competitors. Strangers had to be convinced I was somehow better than them for being in great running shape. Later it even mattered how fast I … Continue reading

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Running: A Work In Progress by Christopher Cudworth

This poster features pastel artwork and an article by Christopher Cudworth originally published in the FINISH LINE section of Runner’s World magazine. Now available at Fine Art America. TEXT OF ARTICLE We all begin by assuming something about ourselves. Our … Continue reading

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Saturday Art: RUNNING poster by Christopher Cudworth

You can order this poster at my Etsy site. https://www.etsy.com/listing/117535102/running-poster Cost: $15.00 plus $2.00 shipping in United States. $3.00 overseas.  This print is beautifully produced on gloss black paper. The original scratchboards were produced by Christopher Cudworth and this poster … Continue reading

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Which is the harder sport, running or riding?

Let’s have a little debate here. Which is the harder or more difficult sport, running or riding? The arguments could start with the basics. Going Solo 1. In running you cannot coast. Every step you take is one of self-propulsion. Yet … Continue reading

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