Monthly Archives: October 2012

Book review: Born to Eat & Run

Running, and books associated with running, has reached a new peak of popularity, but this year’s most popular entry is destined to be Scopher MacJurek’s recent book, Born to Eat & Run. Born to Eat & Run tells the amazing … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Beat nipple chafing and win that marathon!

The Dublin Marathon will run for the 33rd time on Monday with its largest field yet: more than 14,000 people. Despite that, the race lost its title sponsor when the National Lottery pulled out.  Marathon organizers are concerned they may … Continue reading

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In which I run in the dark

Have you ever noticed that this time of year people talk about the days getting shorter? Well, I’ve got news: they’re actually not getting any shorter; they’re still 24 hours, believe it or not! Hel-lo! But it does get dark … Continue reading

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Read it, run it: The Cuddly Coyote

The race: The Cuddly Coyote Location: Black’s Point, Nova Scotia When: Mid-October Distance:  Nine km or 27 km Why do it: Because your idea of a perfect Saturday morning is stumbling through mud bogs and hauling yourself over really large hills Swag: A ton of … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: The dead, the dying and the dopes

Yes, yes, I know it’s Monday and not Sunday. And, yes, I know it’s been two weeks and you’ve been sniveling about the lack of posts on this blog. Well, I managed to escape from the tiny locked room where … Continue reading

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