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2014 Running Diary #3: Breaking New Ground

After maxing out my mileage in the lower 30s several times over the past year in my various attempts to get myself back in shape, I finally managed to crack 35 miles this week. Furthermore, I did a 5K road … Continue reading

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2014 Running Diary #2: On My Feet Again

As I covered in my last entry, an entire, injury-plagued year went by without many miles to show for it. But I just finished up my third consecutive week of consistent running, which is a step in the right direction. … Continue reading

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2014 Running Diary #1: Back from Oblivion

Long story short: injuries, laziness and an ability to adjust to my first full-time job derailed my running for a full year. Hard to believe it’s been an entire year since my last update here. After the St. Luke’s Half … Continue reading

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2013 Running Diary #13: St. Luke’s Half Marathon

I’d been planning on running the St. Luke’s Half Marathon for months now, but races still have a funny way of sneaking up on you. Especially when you aggravate a nagging injury a mere two months before the big day. … Continue reading

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2013 Running Diary #12: Running for Boston

The tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon and the subsequent apprehending of the suspects has dominated the news over the past week, so I don’t feel the need to cover that extensively. I just do want to say that I … Continue reading

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2013 Running Diary #11: Bipolar Weather

It figures that after the last entry in my 2013 running diary, in which I happily proclaimed that spring had sprung, that Scranton would see to it to seriously throw that proclamation into question. Not by the temperatures going back … Continue reading

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2013 Running Diary #10: Spring Has Sprung

Scranton always seems to have fairly bipolar weather, especially as one season becomes another. Last week was a perfect example of this. Tuesday and Wednesday were cold, barely reaching the upper 30s, and windy to boot. Then by Friday, it … Continue reading

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