Category Archives: running

You have to start somewhere.

Once, on a weekend backpacking trip when I was twelve, my Scoutmaster quoted Napoleon Bonaparte to us: “An army marches on its stomach.”  His (the Scoutmaster’s, not Napoleon’s) point was that we should carry baby wipes with us to wash … Continue reading

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Get back on the damn horse.

My bad.  I accidentally let this blog lapse for, um, about five months.  For that I apologize to you, my loyal readers.  And by “my loyal readers” I mean “Grandma.” (Hi, Grandma!) I’m telling you, I had the best intentions … Continue reading

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Trail Running, or, Hiking… TO THE EXTREME!!

This spring I took a stab at something rather new to me: trail running.  My first was Pretzel City Sports’ Ugly Mudder back in February, followed by the Mt. Penn Mudfest in April, and I was pretty much hooked from … Continue reading

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