Richmond 13.1: The Other 60 Percent

One week before the Nov. 14 American Family Fitness half marathon in Richmond, I went out for my regular Saturday group run. Since I was tapering, I kept it to ten miles at a moderate pace. On Sunday I knew I was in trouble. The run had taken more out of me than usual. I …

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Improving by “Halves”: Lessons Learned from Dexter-Ann Arbor 2013

ASK ME TO DESCRIBE MY OUTLOOK ON LIFE IN ONE WORD, and I would answer, "Improvement". New and/or better stuff is fascinating to me, and helping improve things is what I do for a living. Improving myself is certainly part of that. Something didn't go well? Sure, I get bummed out. But next time will …

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Doing the Hustle! A Hollywood Ending After All

The Holiday Hustle in Dexter each December is my favorite race because it has marked several milestones for me: First race (2008) First race under a 7:00 per mile pace (2010) First age group award (2011), on my 50th birthday So it seemed only natural that if I was going to make my goal of a …

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