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Running tough – staying mentally strong

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18, 2013 — I try not to look at my GPS watch much while training, but even less so during a race. Sometimes, I simply do not want to know how fast (or slow) I’m going. So … Continue reading

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PR attempt #1: Run the course, stupid!

Extra 0.14 miles foils PR bid Ran faster pace than PR, but still missed goal PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 5, 2013 — I’m going to begin with some good, transition into the bad and end with some good.  First, it was … Continue reading

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How far can inspiration take you?

No doubt about it – Team RWB-filled weekend helped push me YELLOW SPRING, W.Va., April 28, 2013 — I wasn’t supposed to win. And I certainly wasn’t the prohibitive favorite. Of registered runners who showed up to ride the bus … Continue reading

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A new quest: the Air Force Marathon 9.21.13

Air Force Marathon to be site of BQ attempt * Representing Team RWB Western Pennsylvania LAVALE, Md., April 24, 2013 — It’s not because of the bombings. That is, I had the idea — the inspiration — to try and train … Continue reading

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The Battle of Little Big Hill

Half Marathon results … Main event page SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va., Oct. 13, 2012 — More than one person had warned me about the hills in the Freedom’s Run Half Marathon, an adventure that begins in historic Shepherdstown and travels through Antietam … Continue reading

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‘Favorite part of the day was meeting Matthew’

Brain cancer survivor puts things into perspective Results … Photos NEWVILLE, Pa., Sept. 29, 2012 — I’d heard it from a former 10,000-meter Olympic Trials qualifier that the 8K course at Big Spring High School, where the Dickinson Long Course/Short … Continue reading

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XC at Maplehurst: Cruel and unusual punishment

Men’s results … Women’s results  FROSTBURG, Md., Sept. 22, 2012 — Frostburg State University hosted its home cross country meet today, the first day of Autumn, at nearby Maplehurst Country Club. Runners from Frostburg State University, York, College, Gettysburg College, … Continue reading

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