Tag Archives: St. Charles

Down by the river

I’ve always lived fairly close to water, especially rivers. It is fun to run along river trails because there is always something to see. This is especially true as my avocation is birding, or birdwatching. Rivers attract birds because of … Continue reading

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Even those who run and ride have still gotta move

By Christopher Cudworth Spring is the season for many people to move. Everyone goes through that experience in one way or another. Unless you’re part of a Royal Family, itĀ seems we all move a few times in life. The last … Continue reading

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It really does matter where you buy your running and riding gear

By Christopher Cudworth What follows is not so much an endorsement as a bit of documentation of a long-standing relationship. I purchased my first pair of shoes from a man named Dick Pond in 1976. At the time he was … Continue reading

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Unintentional cross training sometimes the best

As freshman in high school I entered the sport of cross country and found a true love. Nothing was better than running as fast as one could go in the woods and fields. Training was hard. Sometimes my skinny legs … Continue reading

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“People will die”

A few years back the church youth counselor called to tell me she was going to take the kids in the middle school and high school youth groups on a bike ride. “Would you like to come along?” she asked. … Continue reading

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Sunday contemplation: A rider in the rain

By Christopher Cudworth Click on pics to view The Christmas Bird Count comes around once a year, usually in the second week of December. Having worked both the Christmas and Spring Bird counts (technically part of the Fermi Circle Count) … Continue reading

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