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Happy Blogaversary!

Happy Blogaversary!

What?? ‘Blogaversary’ is totally a word. It might not be in the dictionary, but it’s in the Urban Dictionary, and we all know that’s what counts. (I can feel my mom cringing right now. Sorry, Mom!) Anyway, today marks my one-year blogaversary, a day that I can reflect on the amount of disturbing, completely asinine, … Continue reading

What’s your 2013 runolution?

What’s your 2013 runolution?

Whether you say it aloud, write it down, or just think it, you can’t deny that it at least crosses your mind to make a resolution this time of year. Once that New Year’s Eve ball drops, you’re ready to start flossing nightly, stop biting your nails, stop drinking so much beer, stop using bottled water, learn the entire Gangnam … Continue reading

I’m blaming it on nature.

I’m blaming it on nature.

Nature versus nurture is a common debate when determining whether a person’s traits are due to genes or environment. I’m a fan of moderation (and don’t really know anything about psychology or anything remotely science-related), so I’m going to go out on a limb and say it’s a little of both. For example, my love … Continue reading

2.5 Inches

2.5 Inches

A few months ago I wrote about schwag, the stuff runners get with their race entry fees. When schwag used to be just a cotton shirt and the occasional medal, I saved both. These days it’s a little tougher to save everything with all the goods runners acquire at the average race. At the beginning … Continue reading

PRSD

PRSD

Have you ever experienced PRSD? PRSD stands for Post-Race Sublimity Deterioration… and I just invented it. You set a unique goal, and train for months. Your goal could be a new or uncommonly-long distance, or maybe you want to focus on setting a PR (personal record) in a familiar distance. You run the race, and … Continue reading