Welcome Back, Slacker

Oh, the humanity. I officially ended my off-season and returned to training last weekend by running the half marathon at Trail Marathon Weekend in Pinckney. This is one of the few events that I do every year, if I can. Usually at TMW I run the half on Saturday or the marathon on Sunday. Sometimes …

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Eating and Running (and eating some more)

Last Friday I went to my friendly neighborhood healthcare facility for a routine physical exam. When I stepped on the scale as part of checking in, I got a surprise. You see, for over a week I’ve had a nearly insatiable appetite. Everything I eat, no matter how filling or how much, transubstantiates into Chinese …

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This is Fun? Damn Right!

A COUPLE OF MILES into last Sunday’s trail marathon, as I wound my way along the Potawatomi Trail, a low roar of excited babble came from across the lake to the right. The guy in front of me glanced in that direction. “Sounds like the five-milers over there,” he said, referring to the shorter race …

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