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The “Couch Potato Gene” vs. The Courage to Start

On my jog this morning, I listened to the Competitor Radio podcast interview with David Epstein.  David is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated whose latest book release is titled “The Sports Gene”.  During the interview, he surmises that some … Continue reading

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Endurance Questions – Unanswered

Yes, I’m a slow runner.  And I’m proud of that.  Even though it takes me awhile to cross the finish line, I’m persistent enough (or bull-headed enough, if you ask my sisters) to get there. But, in spite of truly … Continue reading

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Dumbo Double Dare – Disneyland Half Marathon (Part 2)

This blog could also be titled Staying 1 Step Ahead of the Disney Sweepers!  11 Minutes ahead, to be exact. At least, that was the timing being called out at about the halfway point.  If I had been in Corral G instead … Continue reading

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10 Weeks to Disneyland Dumbo Double Dare

Today is my first day back to running after a break of about a month.  I didnʻt mean to take that long of a break – life just got in the way.  But now I have to be uber-dedicated to … Continue reading

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