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Broad Street Training…in the rain


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Running as social commentary: Take a Knee


Journalist Annette John-Hall of WHYY’s Newsworks talked to me about taking a knee at a race, last weekend. Here is her story. Salient quote from another race participant: “You know, it doesn’t affect me, so I don’t feel any need to … Continue reading

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On Taking a Knee During the National Anthem


I have always practiced respect for the flag of the United States and the Star-Spangled Banner. I can remember being a young kid, standing in my living room, hand over my heart, while the national anthem played on television with … Continue reading

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Broad Street Run 2017


Sights and sounds inside the 2017 Broad Street Run

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Paris Marathon 2017


April 9, 2017, I ran the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris with 57,000 of my closest friends. Full race report coming (probably after the semester ends), but for now, here’s a 10-minute video of my highlights. Video: Paris Marathon 2017 highlights

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New life for Philly Tri? (don’t bet your Zipps on it)


The Philadelphia Triathlon was one of the most exciting short-course races in the mid-Atlantic. The local race owners and directors were triathletes. They were in it because they wanted a solid triathlon on their home turf. They brought in a … Continue reading

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Octoberfest 13.1 Jawn


Gotta love http://www.uberendurancesports.com. Mega sized gingerbread finisher “medal” imported from Germany,  and age group award (5th,  M50-59) is a working hygrometer (hair, old school)  also imported from Germany. Oh, and post-race food included brats, potatoes, and sauerkraut. All this,  for … Continue reading

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