Breaking News from Mars: Boston Bound!

WELL, THE MARTIANS WENT HOME. It was too cold for them. So Earth is safe for another year. In other good news - I completed the marathon and qualified for Boston! Yes, I'm really pleased! But at the end of this post, you'll see another example of the sense of perspective that seems to accompany the …

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Run Strong in Boston, Everyone!

On the eve of the 2014 Boston Marathon, I'd like to wish all the PR Fitness runners who will be there, especially Coach Marie and her husband Rob, a safe and happy race. A live feed will be online at http://watchlive.baa.org starting at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time Monday, and you can bet I'll be watching. …

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United in Running

Running is, at its core, an individual sport. In football eleven players must each execute their assignments to make a play successful. In Aikido, Shite and Uke work together to perform a correct and harmonious technique. Unlike those activities, a runner's performance is ultimately personal; success depends upon each person's own goals, training, condition, and …

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Recovery Time, and a Prayer for Boston

IT WAS RECOVERY DAY at PR Fitness tonight. The 6:30 p.m. run went on as scheduled, and included some marathoners back from Boston, and myself, running for the first time since the Martian half marathon on Saturday. We all ran slowly - a few of the more sore chose to walk - and we got …

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