Well, Shut Mah Mouth

REST DAY, my body told me as I woke up this morning, keeping me firmly under the soft, warm covers. After yesterday's 14-mile run and 55-mile bike ride, inactivity was reasonable, even logical. And my coach had put nothing on the schedule, so I was home free. And yet...I am training for an ultramarathon next …

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The Cost of Healthcare: $2,000 Per Mile

ONE HOT TUESDAY EVENING IN APRIL 2010, I WENT ON A FIVE-MILE TRAINING RUN with my local running group. My assignment was an average pace of around 7:30 per mile, a challenging effort for me at the time. But I was training for my first half marathon and needed to build up my stamina. I …

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