The Write Stuff

IT'S TIME TO MAKE one of those "put up or shut up" moves. And 'tis the season to do so, after all. I began this 2011 with the goal of sharing my journey to my first marathon and from there to my “year of being 50” celebrations, including a 600-mile bike trip and my first …

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Reality Calls: Back from Black Rock City

I’m back! Actually, I’ve been back for a while now. Nearly a month, in fact. I know what you’re thinking. Where have you been? I hear you all asking. What have you been doing? Why haven’t you written? I could make some lame excuse about being continually busy working big races, unpacking and cleaning up, …

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Why I’m Not Giving up Goals

Last month at my favorite writers retreat, I was talking with a friend about my running, and that I'd just run my first 50-miler (hey, she asked). She shook her head. "How did you ever do something like that?" she wondered. I told her about my "year of being 50" activities and the stuff I'd …

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2012 – The Fitness at 50 Year in Review

IT'S STILL A BIT HARD TO BELIEVE that 2012, my "year of being 50" is over and done with, even as full a year as it was. As a forward-looking guy, I'm more interested in what I'm doing and learning now, and training for events to come. But readers who joined me during the year …

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