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The Things That Came Back

I will never forget, the look in my best friends’ eyes, when they were thinking back to their experience aboard that boat and even though they appeared as if they were next to me, I knew they were lost back in the endless expanse of sea or smelling the spices of the last country or the...

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A Confession…

Halfway around my first baseline loop- of anything- in a long time, I had a realization. And it makes me feel very guilty as not only a New York City runner, but even more so as a New York City runner whose primary running grounds for the past three years are Central Park. So here it is: I...

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Scenic Run Problems

Kind hard to get your long run in when you have to look at views like this: I snapped this picture one evening last week on my run. I head headed down the east side, from midtown, along the water and had just turned onto the west side, near Battery Park City. My west sided runs have been brutally...

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Joe Kleinerman 10K

The first race of 2016 is in the books! I hadn’t really planned on running the predicably frigid 10K, but a group of co-workers had already signed up and I was peer-pressured into it. OK, 50% peer pressure, 50% I had sitting on the sidelines and watching every one else run (run-vy?)! I woke...

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Part 2: Going 60K

Begin at the beginning (Part 1) and without further adieu, part 2: All week, I had been trying to track down just the right gels that I had been training with all summer. I thought I had enough to last me through all of the fall races, but I had thought wrong. I went to two different Jack Rabbit...

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