Monthly Archives: February 2013

Your permanent record

Someone did me the favor of forwarding the link for a Harlem Shake video yesterday. (Thanks a lot, btw., and in the spirit of paying it forward: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cd8Fmh7nIrQ#) I had managed to avoid witnessing this viral craze until Wednesday afternoon, … Continue reading

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Running vs. training

Over the weekend, I had occasion to give some thought to the real, yet hard to define, difference between merely running and actually training the run. Early this morning, I was pleasantly surprised to read that Vern Gambetta had beaten … Continue reading

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The training log

Distance running is, in practice, a simple pursuit. It requires little equipment and essentially just the will or impetus to get out the door. Even in the age of Garmins to track mileage, pace, heart rate and myriad other variables, … Continue reading

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I could care less

Technology in general, and the internet specifically, have made us lazy. We don’t have to remember information when we can Google just about anything, and as long as ‘facts’ can be found somewhere on the web, we must hold such … Continue reading

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