Category Archives: Race Reports

Race reports, stats, and all that jazz

Lake Wobegon Trail Marathon: Take Two

For me, the journey through life is made more enjoyable when I write about it. Even if I don’t physically put words on paper or screen, I’ll catch myself composing sentences when I see something noteworthy. No matter how small … Continue reading

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Kicking Off the 2015 Race Season

Part of me likes and craves the consistency of running. Sure, it can sometimes feel repetitive and long, but it also makes me feel like me. I like being a runner. After training through the winter I always look forward … Continue reading

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Running Through 2014

Another year is over, and as I look back at my running and racing I feel some surprised wonder. It’s not that I ran particularly fast or far. I suspect I’m very close to average by many measures. The surprise … Continue reading

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Digging Out

Around here the first snowflakes of the season usually fall in October or November. They are slim, lazy snowflakes that leave just a peppering of white on frozen grass. Sometimes we’ll have a full covering by Thanksgiving, but often that … Continue reading

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Monster Dash

This, my friends, is The Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul, Minnesota on Monster Dash day. (Photo from race organizer Team Ortho.) I’ve been in awe of this stately church since I first saw it. It lends a beautiful … Continue reading

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