Vote for Me! Vote for a Fit America!

I'm not running for President, but I have an agenda. One that the leading two candidates haven't said a peep about, to my knowledge. This is an outrage. Why aren't people talking about the issues that really count for something? Unfortunately, I'm not sure any President would have the ability to implement the platform I …

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Zero Waste: Adding 3 More “Rs” to Running

Some of my faithful readers know that I have a strong interest in sustainable practices. For those of you who didn't - well, I have this strong interest in sustainable practices. That means, basically, that I support and encourage the three "Rs" of managing waste. I'm also firmly in favor of renewable energy sources and …

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Gearing Up – Ultras Ahead! And a Trashy Update

My first ultra of 2015 is just a week away, and it's time to start putting things in order for the big day. Actually, the big weekend, as I'll be doing the Running Fit Trail Marathon "No Wimps" challenge again - half marathon Saturday, 50K Sunday. No guarantees that I'll jump into the lake again after …

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Water, Water (and Trash) Everywhere

The 2011 Chicago Marathon, my first-ever 26.2, was sweaty, painful, taxing to my physical and mental limits - and one of the best days of my life. So much was wonderful; the weather, the energy of the other runners, and the cheers of the crowds lining the course. Yet there is one disturbing image that …

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