Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Flying Feather was Fun!

On Thanksgiving, I did the Flying Feather — a 4-mile race here in central Ohio. My sister had signed up for it first, and because this was her first running race in well over 10 years, I decided to enter … Continue reading

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As the Days Get Shorter — Be Safe!

Though I tend to talk about safety nearly every year after the time change, it probably cannot be repeated too often. In the Northern Hemisphere, each day gets shorter until about December 21. And the end of Daylight Saving Time … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun….

On the far side of Antrim lake. Though I saw a few people a couple of times, most of the two laps I was completely alone. Today, I was lucky enough to be free for the day at about 3:45 … Continue reading

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Fall Morning Walks

This time of year, I get really excited when I have the chance to get in my miles in the morning. I don’t know what it is about crisp, sunny, fall mornings, but walking in them is great! Saturday the … Continue reading

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Walking After the Time Change

The sun was already pretty low before I even started my 3-mile walk. One of the biggest problems with training outside after the Fall time change is that it starts to get dark so early. In fact, it will get … Continue reading

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Do Races Need to be so Expensive?

For a variety of reasons, I object to races raising their entry fees just because everyone else is doing it. I see it as the “Rock ‘n’ Roll”ing of marathons and half marathons. Lots of marathons and half marathons had … Continue reading

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Seen Today — Seriously?

Turkey lights put up in a neighbor’s yard the day after Halloween! Can you believe it? The day after Halloween and someone in our neighborhood had a Thanksgiving decoration out already! (The photo is difficult to see, but the white … Continue reading

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