The Perils of Pacing: Race Recap, ShamRock ‘n Roll

KARMIC RETRIBUTION. That must be it. As payback for my perfect-weather Dances With Dirt race last week in Florida, Nature turned the polar vortex back on for this morning's ShamRock 'n Roll 10K. In another tweak of cruel irony, the race is part of the Kona Running series - hardly a name that evokes sub-zero …

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Wonder Woman and Ultra Man

SUPERHEROES LIVE AMONG US, particularly in the running community. They aren't usually noticed because they don't get (or seek) a lot of publicity. The challenges they undertake are generally personal, and it's easy to mistake them for ordinary mortals. When I'd planned my 2012 year-long celebration of turning 50, with its associated events and challenges, …

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