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Jamie Block Mayer a dynamo you should know

Jamie Block Mayer is not much more than five feet tall.┬áHer legs are thus in perpetual motion as she speeds along at just over 6:00 pace in a 5k. Those legs keep her going for much longer than that as … Continue reading

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Two Cuties and a Scary Clown

Sue and I got up Saturday morning and ran thirty minutes with some hill strides at the end. Despite the strain of moving this week, my body did not feel terrible. That meant the Sycamore Pumpkin Run 10k was not … Continue reading

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Your place in the parade

I don’t know if you have ever participated in a parade, but I have. It’s both a wonderful and a strange thing to be sitting on a float or marching along next to some display or vehicle decorated for the … Continue reading

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5 Things You Can Learn From My Sycamore Pumpkinfest 10K

There are not many better conditions to run than those presented at the Sycamore Pumpkinfest 10K yesterday. The wind was nearly still. The temps edged into the high 40s and low 50s. The skies were clear and bright. Perfect for … Continue reading

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Closing gaps in a race with some history

The last time I ran the Sycamore Pumpkinfest, I was newly married and had no children as yet. That was 1985. It was the year after my peak racing period of 1984, with 24 races in twelve months and a … Continue reading

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