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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3 Must-Know Tips for Healthy Aging

Aging is a natural process that we all go through. From the time we’re born, our bodies begin to age. It’s not something that should cause embarrassment, and there’s no reason to try and avoid it (because that’s not possible!). However, there are things you can to do to help […]

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Return to Craftsbury

On Saturday 2 February, it was a balmy four degrees above zero as we started the Craftsbury Marathon.  Dry, cold snow and bomber tracks meant that almost any colder kick wax would work.  Whether my body would work for the whole distance was a question. In November 2014, I had […]

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Stay Hydrated During Winter

The signs of dehydration are easy to see when you work out in the summer.  It’s wicked hot; you’re sweating; time to drink water. During the cold winter months, cues for hydrating may not be so obvious.  You may not perspire as much during a winter run, but you still […]

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Am I At Risk for Injury from a Fall?

Falling can cause injuries at any time in a person’s life. However, as we age, falling becomes a bigger worry in our day-to-day lives. You may be wondering if you’re at risk for injury from a fall, and luckily, there are are some signs you can look out for ahead […]

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