2015 Super 5K: 26 and Done

RIDDLE OF THE DAY: What causes schools to close, leads to massive traffic accidents, requires huge trucks and tons of salt to control, but has absolutely no effect on runners? Sunday morning was the 2015 Running Fit Super 5K, and over 1,500 unstoppable runners showed up - because, after all, what else would they do on Sunday …

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Watch for Puking Mules: The Winter Switchbacks 5K

SO IMAGINE YOU'RE PERUSING A RUNNING WEBSITE, and you come across the following race promo: No pre-race registration, no bathroom facilities, no food or water, and the only award you might get is frostbite. And when you get there, you hear this from the race organizer: "The race ends at the top of the hill. …

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Cold Logic: No Frills All Thrills Race Recap

I HAVE FOUND SOMETHING TO APPRECIATE ABOUT THIS WINTER. (Warning: it's based on the fact that I ran outdoors all winter, so I'm guessing that many of you will not be nodding your head in agreement.) Okay, here goes. . . . (Remember, I warned you.) . . . Last Saturday, I ran the No …

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A New Year: Training and Traditions

First run of 2014: Late afternoon, 15 degrees, snowing, and four inches already on the ground. But my training goes year-round, and running on New Year's Day is one of my personal traditions, so I layered up, strapped on my new headlamp, and went out for 4 miles and change. Most non-runners I know are …

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