Finding the Time

I was at my usual Thursday morning workout at Body Specs, lifting and spiking medicine balls, when a fellow glutton for punishment joined me. We were both Aikido students and share the same basic attitude about training. Sure, it’s tough, but we need it to stay fit and able to do the things we like …

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Getting On and Taking Advantage

A warm welcome to the readers of RunBikeThrow, my blog, and Happy Planet Running, my Zero Waste business website. I hope you are well and staying safe through all this. The RBT family – me, my wife Joyce, and my daughters and their partners, and my siblings and their families, are all fine and doing …

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There Has to Be a Lesson In Here Somewhere

It’s August, and already Active.com has come out with an article named “20 Reasons We’re Sick of Summer Running.” I call BS. No way I’m ready to give up summer yet. And it will be over before we know it, anyway. What's the rush? We just got back from up north, where I got in several …

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More Than Living

Last Friday I was working the registration table for the Trail Marathon Weekend, and a runner came up to get his bib whose last name matched a friend of mine I'll call Alan. I hadn't seen him in several years, but I'd been receiving annual Christmas greetings which included his latest adventures. This runner was not Alan …

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