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Throwback Thursday. Me against my very first marathon.

Even though it does not feel like it happened yesterday, it certainly does not feel that it was almost a business finished 4 years ago. Throwback Thursdays is kind of a thing now, and I decided to go all the way back – back to my first ever marathon. I wrote some of these in the “Note […]

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How fast would you run for free brunch?

The quick answer is, not really fast because the brunch isn’t really free and you don’t have to qualify for it. I took a week off my regular marathon training to race in the 6th Caffe Gelato 10 Miler held here in Newark, DE. If you are interested in the course, it is basically a loop in […]

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The race to 21-minute-5k.

It was the dream. It still is. Remember the times when men (and women) thought that a 4-minute-mile is impossible? Skeptics believed that our bodies are just not built to be that fast. How about a 2-hour-marathon, is that as far as reaching for the stars? Mankind passed the 4-minute-mile more than half a century ago, and we […]

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Stumpy’s Marathon

  To an average person or even a runner, a marathoner is a crazy person. Why would you spend a couple of hours suffering out there in the sun (or the cold!) running/jogging from point A and point B? Ford invented cheap cars for us so we don’t have to run long distances! However, from […]