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2015 Running Diary #1: The Scranton Half Marathon

Well, it sure has been a while. Two years mired in apathy and lassitude have left me as a shell of my former self. As far as running goes anyway. But, hey, I did a half marathon yesterday. So hopefully … 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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2013 Running Diary #9: Getting Back in Shape

It’s amazing what a few weeks of inconsistent training and then two full weeks completely off can do to your conditioning. My first two weeks back to running were decidedly rough, as I could easily tell I’d lost a good … Continue reading

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2013 Running Diary #8: Starting Anew

In light of the most recent flaring up of my groin injury, I elected to take a full two weeks off in order to rest it up. At the end of the two weeks, it didn’t quite feel 100%, but … Continue reading

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2013 Running Diary #7: The Same Old Mistakes

I tend to be a stubborn run, which simultaneously helps me as much it bites me in the ass sometimes. Most runners know the importance and effectiveness of doing track workouts. And, furthermore, you will very rarely run faster times … Continue reading

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