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Outrun the Demons

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t ever be…

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I Miss Running

What Should I Do When I Can’t Run? I miss running. I haven’t been able to run in almost two months, and it’s…

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Running and Mental Health

An Interview with pt Health I was recently interviewed about running and mental health by pt Health, a “Community Clinic Network with 230…

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Essential Tips for New Runners

The Benefits of Exercise and How to Avoid Injury “The body does not want you to do this. As you run, it tells…

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Running Podcasts – My Top 10

I’m a fan of podcasts. But there are so many good ones out there on just about every topic that it’s hard to…

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Temple Tape Sweatband Review

Must-Have Running Gear Last year, I published an article containing some of my favorite running gear and within it; I mentioned Temple Tape.…

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Roll Recovery R8 Review

Deep Tissue Massage Without The Hassle I have a love/hate relationship with foam rolling. While I am aware of all the benefits, I…

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Eliud Kipchoge – The World’s Greatest Marathoner

“Self-discipline starts with you. It’s no other person. It starts with you. Start to examine yourself… Self-discipline is doing what’s right instead of…

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Getting to the Top of the Hill

In Running and Life “A hill is like a breakup…in time you get over it.” -Unknown In a couple of months, I will…

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Aftershokz Trekz Titanium Headphones Review

Must-Have Running Gear “I’ll be happy if running and I can grow old together.” –Haruki Murakami If you are anything like me, you…

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Running as a Place to Rest

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” —Wayne…

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Flipbelt Review: Must Have Running Gear

“The reason we race isn’t so much to beat each other,… but to be with each other.”  ― Christopher McDougall I like running gear. I’m always…

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My Favorite Running Terms

A Fun List for Non-Runners (and Runners Too!) “For me, running is both exercise and a metaphor. Running day after day, piling up…

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Unlike Life, Running is Simple

“The thoughts that occur to me while I’m running are like clouds in the sky. Clouds of all different sizes. They come and…

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Lessons Learned from My First Ultramarathon

And Yes, I Will Run More “Struggling and suffering are the essence of a life worth living. If you’re not pushing yourself beyond…

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My Favorite Running Gear

And Some Wants on My Wish List “Our running shoes have magic in them – the power to transform a bad day into…

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Why I Signed up for an Ultramarathon

Stepping out of My Comfort Zone “I don’t run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.” – Ronald…

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