Monthly Archives: April 2013

In which I run with the small fry

Little people take races super seriously. Don’t take my word for it. Running with kids today, I saw the full gamut of emotion, or as the Wide World of Sports used to put it: The thrill of victory, the agony … Continue reading

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To Boston, with love, Halifax

Boston, who loves ya? Halifax, your sister city, that’s who. It was readily apparent this evening as more than 1000 runners gathered in Point Pleasant Park in Halifax’s South End to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in … Continue reading

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Boston and beyond: the spirit of the marathon

It’s not easy to break a runner. Runners are tough. They have spirit. They are determined. They run in the face of adversity. Runners are used to pain. But the pain inflicted at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 … Continue reading

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In which I deviate

Oh, I know what you’re thinking, you nasty little people. Just because I use the word “deviate” in a post, your minds immediately sink to the lowest common denominator. Sure, I’ve written about “naked” running and all of you piled … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Kick: Brooks PureFlow 2. Run. Happy?

The Shoe: Brooks PureFlow 2 The Official Description: Brooks calls the PureFlow 2 “lush” and “cushy.” It’s easy to picture yourself running with clouds on your feet. “Like peanut butter and jelly or water and energy gels, the lightweight construction … Continue reading

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