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50 Years of Running: First steps to clarity

Coming off the two semesters that my friends called “Cud’s weird year,” I arrived home at the farmhouse where our family lived for a year and took a hard look in the mirror. My hair was so thick and long … Continue reading

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50 Years of Running: Summer running, or not

Coming out of spring track into the summer of 1972, I was excited to get back to playing baseball. The Elburn Babe Ruth team had a fantastically fun team the year before. We traveled to small towns like Hampshire, Huntley … Continue reading

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Summer running, or not

After freshman year in high school cross country, I was set to begin training the summer before sophomore year when a big fat catcher from another baseball team dove on top of me when the third base coach sent me … Continue reading

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Iris it could be like this all year outside

I get why people move to moderate climates. It’s easy to get sick of cold weather. That’s especially true when you like to spend time outdoors. These last weeks of May and early weeks of June are special here in … Continue reading

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A liberating look at running and riding after the 4th of July

By Christopher Cudworth Some mindsets are extremely powerful. At times we can base our lives on old habits and attitudes that don’t add up to common sense or reality. One of those mindsets has plagued me for years, and it’s time to … Continue reading

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