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Morning Uplift

There are certain mornings with intangible qualities that when greeted with open mind and welcoming attitude are guaranteed to make you not a survivor of the day’s unfoldings, but a slayer of glitches, killer of negativity, and champion over every speed bump. This morning was that kind of morning. Should’ve gone running.

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Pastoral pace

Running on rural roads with cows here, corn there, and hayfever everywhere has a warmth of character to it. The neat rows, worn fences, and the fresh (and, thanks to the cows, not so fresh!) air all have this throwback feel to another time. Now if it could just fast forward my pace!

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Raise the bar

Trying to properly rehab a run injury doesn’t allow me to raise any bars. It does allow me the opportunity to reassess exactly which bars I want raised and set realistic goals in order to go about raising them. And I will raise them. I just need time.      

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Floor it

I’m trying to rebuild my run. Everything about it needs to change in order to get my ankle healthy and get back to where I was in May before it really got bad. So, I’m laying down new planks to build the run. I am working on altering my stride on my few runs a […]

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Summer light

This time of year the early mornings are filled with long shadows and rapidly warming or instanly dying wind. Afternoon running is out of the question. I don’t like sun burns and heat exhaustion. And then evenings are long drawn out exhales of light as the breeze picks up again and late runs are rewarded […]

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