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Galen Rupp, American Hero

If you were paying attention to Olympic coverage this weekend, you no doubt saw Usain Bolt sprint to 100m gold in 9.63 seconds, which, if you’ll indulge me, is about how long it will take you to read this sentence. … Continue reading

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RunGainesville’s 2nd Summer – We’re Celebrating, Y’all!

Yuuuuuup.  Just realized it myself; R to the UN, G to the VILLE is T-Minus one day until its second official summer in existence.   That’s right.  Party time. OK OK, maybe celebrating a second summer isn’t that big a … Continue reading

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Restraint in Running

Restraint. The word has been ping-ponging in my head for a few months now. Restraint. As a runner, does that mean something to you?  Do you focus on restraint?  Do you harness it?  How much do you even have? As … Continue reading

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A Few Random Running Thoughts…

Since I’m having trouble coming up with brilliant, witty or even quirky topics to write about, I’ve decided to write a little about what I should have been writing about all along.  (Huh?) You know, the everyday, the mundane, the … Continue reading

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Goodbye University of Florida; My First Running Injury =(

Thank you, University of Florida, but I’m out! As of December 16, I will officially be an alum of the University of Florida.  I’ve called Gainesville my home since fall 2009, and this time has been as important a two-and-a-half-year … Continue reading

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Hidden and Shaded Gainesville Trails: 29th Road Nature Park

Looking for a shady spot to run this weekend? Well, there are only two days left in July, our nation’s under-celebrated Park and Recreation Month.  Why not take an hour this weekend to explore the 29th Road Nature Park? The … Continue reading

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Running + Gainesville = Awesome!

Welome Gators, Gainesvillians and all things in-between! My name is Ben, I’m 25, I live in Gainesville, and I am a runner.  In fact I run all over Gainesville.  But I can’t say I was always a runner, and for … Continue reading

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