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Book Report: Born to Run

“That was the real secret of the Tarahumara: they’d never forgotten what it felt like to love running. They remembered that running was mankind’s first fine art, our original act of inspired creation. Way before we were scratching pictures on

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The Running Man (part deux)

Back in October I wrote about training for and running in a 7k race, motivated by the almighty dollar (well, 750 almighty dollars). When last we heard from our protagonist, he’d completed his 7k run in 33 minutes and 13

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The Running Man

A few years ago, I hated running.  Now I’ve changed my tune: I grudgingly respect its existence, and occasionally hang out with it. When I was a tallish skinny youth, someone made the mistake of telling me, “You’d be a

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