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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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UNSECURED: the ruse of marathon security


It’s been three years since the Boston Marathon bombing killed three spectators and injured 264 others. Since then, officials at major marathons have instituted stringent, new security measures. From bomb-sniffing dogs to metal detectors, runner-only zones, and clear plastic bags … Continue reading

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Broad Street Run 2016


I just rediscovered this quick time-lapse video of the rainy 2016 Broad Street Run. This view from inside the race is from my chest-mounted GoPro. Broad Street Run 2016

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Race Report: New Jersey State Triathlon (Olympic distance)


Garmin data: New Jersey State Triathlon My plan for this tri was to go hard. It’s only an olympic distance tri at a point where my Ironman training is at full distance for swim, nearing 100 milers for bike, but … Continue reading

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Because I Ran Without Music Today


Because I ran without music today The birds sang in the woods Their voices filled the morning With joyous, trilling crescendos Because I ran without music today The children played in the warm sunshine Chortling and screaming Celebrating freedom after … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons to Run (in addition to the fun)


Runner’s World gives you ten good reasons to run, based on researchon running’s benefits to your body.  So, what are you waiting for?

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