Stealth Expectations

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No matter how much I prepare myself for the morning after, there’s always a moment of regret when I wake up. It has happened after every marathon I’ve ever raced – no matter how well or how poorly it went.

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Clear Eyes – Pre-Race Self Check-in

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Along with a couple hundred other Americans, I am 9 days out from a race I have been preparing for for the last 4 years. No pressure. The week of the 2014 US Marathon Championships at Twin Cities Marathon, I was

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Winter is the Worst – Surviving SAD

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It’s under debate (mostly because there is no hard science in this area), but people say that anywhere from January 17th to January 27th is the most depressing day of the year. This is largely based on Northern Hemisphere’s suicide

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Why Jacksonville Half Was So Great

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It started with a Facebook message on September 23rd. Richard Fannin had messaged me, as he is wont to do, and asked for a favor for his friend whose son is interested in running at App State. And when a

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