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The sensation of running

I’ve written previously about a 1973 newspaper article in which a local sports journalist branded me a “junior sensation” for leading our high school cross country team to a few early-season victories. That pulp fiction title cost me dearly the … Continue reading

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The worldwide and very local geometry of a running track

By Christopher Cudworth The standard running track all around the world is 400 meters in length on the inside lane. But that just begins to tell the story of what a track is all about. Those of us who grew … Continue reading

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A love/hate relationship with track & field

By Christopher Cudworth Sometimes you don’t choose a sport, it chooses you. Such was the case with track & field. As a kid the track was a strange and foreign environment, mostly because we all ran on cinders years ago. … Continue reading

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Think before you go out and run or ride

Running and riding are not mindless activities. We should all know that, but it is easy to forget. Doing a little thinking before you set off on a 50-mile ride can, for instance, help you prepare for the inevitable challenges … Continue reading

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