Garmin Forerunner 935: Product Review

I bought my Garmin Forerunner 935 when I realized that the battery of my four-and-a-half-year-old Forerunner 620 was giving up the ghost.  Over Memorial Day weekend, it had taken me through the Patch Sprint and the post-race self-extrication, well over six hours.  Six months later, a 10 km ski race […]

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Gore JNQ 10 km

On Saturday, I drove to North Creek, NY for Sunday’s Gore JNQ 10 km skate race. It’s been a while since I’ve driven 260 miles in a snowstorm, and the first time in my new / used diesel Jetta.  What’s generally a four-hour ride turned into a six hour slog, […]

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North Creek Nordic Fest at Gore

At the eleventh hour, I signed up for the 10 km classic race at the North Creek Nordic Fest last Saturday. In October, I’d torn a hamstring during a hard interval workout and limped back to my car.  It’s been a long road with careful, and dare I say, banal […]

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Whiteface Sky Race

There’s a rock ‘n’ roll lyric for every occasion, and for the Whiteface Sky Race on 21 July, it was “Sometimes you’re the windshield, sometimes you’re the bug.”  I was definitely the bug. Two years ago, I didn’t think my knees would tolerate anything like this, but a couple of […]

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selfie at the patch sprint finish

Respect the Process and Achieve Results

Respect the process. Over Memorial Day weekend, I drove to northern New York to run the Patch Sprint.  I wrote about the race last year.  The spirit and camaraderie of all those who’ve camped at Pok-o-MacCready is just really impressive, and I tried to catch that in the video below. I […]

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