Plan for 2018: Keep Moving, Keep Improving

It’s 2018, and as usual, I have no New Year’s resolutions. More accurately, I’m not changing anything I’m doing just because it’s a new year. Yet while I’m not a fan of artificial “resolutions,” I am a strong believer in continually improving myself and the world around me. I try to live in that spirit …

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Running 50 Miles: Be Happy, Damn It!

SOME BIG NEWS came out of PR Run Club last weekend. At least it was big news to us! Three of our runners went to the Endurance Series Challenge in Ontario to run a hot, hilly 50-miler. Here are our intrepid badasses. Alan (center) rocked the course, finishing 3rd overall male. Farsad (right) won his …

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Perspective Regained: Hills are Hard, But . . .

"I want you to push yourself on the hills," my Saturday running assignment read. "Dig deep and crest the hill before you let off the gas." Saturday's route would be a 14-miler that included several of the more punishing hills in the Ann Arbor area. In particular, the climb up to the Barton Hills Country …

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Enjoy the Journey: It May Be All There Is

Improvement is not measured by the distance between where you currently stand and the finish line, but by the distance between where you currently stand and your starting point. The Good Vader blog, "The Wounds of Failure" Something I've been musing about lately: And going even further: What if there is no destination? What if …

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