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Getting dropped

It’s interesting to have composed this blog for five years now. The number of followers has slowly increased. I wish it were 20,000. But honestly, its 1354 at the moment. And I thank you for following my work. This blog … Continue reading

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The Dragoon and The Blaggard

Whether we like to admit it or not, most of us like a good revenge story. Almost every Clint Eastwood movie from the 1970s was about revenge. You know the plot. Cowboy gets beat up. Cowboy goes into hiding. Cowboy … Continue reading

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What the death of Michigan cyclists can teach us

I’ve waited a few days to think through the meaning of the death and injuries among a group of cyclists in Michigan. By now social media has essentially had its say and will go back to looking for the next … Continue reading

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The secret to love what you’re doing when you run, ride and swim

Motivation is the power source of all performance. Without motivation, there is no will to work. Without the will to work, there is no progress. Without progress, there is no achievement. And without the potential for achievement, there is no real … Continue reading

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A bathroom break with God

Last Saturday was a relatively warm day to run here in Illinois. Late February has turned out to be mild and relatively windless. Perfect conditions for a nine-mile run. As Sue and I trekked toward the start of the river … Continue reading

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A Christmas tradition

For the last 30 years or so, I’ve risen on Christmas morning to go for a run at a local golf course near the home of my in-laws. While the families slowly tumble out of bed at their respective rates, … Continue reading

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Greetings from Angola, where all my newest readers apparently live

Yes today marked a big new milestone in the annals of We Run and Ride. We just topped 5000 views in a single day. According to the stats on WordPress, those views came from the nearby country of Angola. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Mortal soles and immortal souls

While driving from Batavia, Illinois to Decorah, Iowa for a reunion at Luther College this past weekend, I performed a little math in my head. In a way I’ve always loved numbers, but adding them up in my head is has … Continue reading

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From We Run and Ride to The Right Kind of Pride

By Christopher Cudworth Today’s blog represents the 555th blog post or so on this website. It goes without saying this is a labor of love, and your readership is appreciated. We Run and Ride started with a discussion with my friend … Continue reading

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Appreciating the extreme sides of running and riding

By Christopher Cudworth The extremes of running and riding are a tarsnake of sorts. We’re so often careful to avoid dangerous situations while running and riding and we take measures like wearing helmets, signaling our direction and running against traffic to protect … Continue reading

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